Also, keep a cool head; stay cool; be cool; (take it cool). Remain calm and under control, as in Keep cool, they'll soon show up, or Be cool, the surprise is not spoiled, or You have to keep a cool head in these volatile situations, or Sit tight, take it cool, they won't bother you again. All these terms employ cool in the sense of “not heated by strong emotion,” a usage dating from the late 1300s or even earlier. The first three expressions are colloquial and date from the second half of the 1800s; both of the last two are slang, and the very last (take it cool) is the oldest, first recorded in 1841. Also see keep one's cool; play it cool.
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
“Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV,” she continued.
I think if you keep trying to do things the same way it becomes diminishing returns.
It’s cool because Trenchmouth opened for Green Day in the early ‘90s in Wisconsin.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Ney said McDonnell needs to “keep a stiff lip” and stay in close contact with family members.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Things looked anxious for a bit, but by this morning's dawn all are dug in, cool, confident.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden