to keep a cool head


to keep a cool head
garder la tête froide; raison garder

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  • keep a cool head — keep your ˈhead | keep a clear/cool ˈhead idiom to remain calm in a difficult situation Main entry: ↑headidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a cool head — verb to keep ones cool; to stay calm …   Wiktionary

  • keep a cool head — remain calm, keep one s temper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cool head — noun singular the ability to stay calm and behave in a reasonable way in difficult situations: It s important in this job to keep a cool head. a. count someone who has this ability: Fortunately, cool heads prevailed, and the attack was called off …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cool head — UK / US noun Word forms cool head : singular cool head plural cool heads a) [singular] the ability to stay calm and behave in a reasonable way in difficult situations It s important in this job to keep a cool head. b) [countable] someone who has… …   English dictionary

  • keep a clear head — keep your ˈhead | keep a clear/cool ˈhead idiom to remain calm in a difficult situation Main entry: ↑headidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's head — KEEP/STAY CALM, keep one s self control, maintain one s composure; informal keep one s cool, keep one s shirt on. → head * * * remain calm …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's head — Richie kept his head throughout the confrontation Syn: keep/stay calm, keep one s self control, maintain one s composure; informal keep one s cool, keep one s shirt on, keep it together, cool one s jets …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • (a) cool head — the ability to stay calm and think clearly in a difficult situation. These are high pressure situations and you have to keep a cool head …   New idioms dictionary

  • cool — cool1 W3 [ku:l] adj comparative cooler superlative coolest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(temperature)¦ 2¦(clothing)¦ 3¦(calm)¦ 4¦(approval)¦ 5¦(agreement)¦ 6¦(not friendly)¦ 7¦(colour)¦ 8 a cool million/hund …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • head — head1 [ hed ] noun *** ▸ 1 top part of body ▸ 2 your mind and thoughts ▸ 3 leader of group ▸ 4 top/front part of something ▸ 5 white bubbles on beer ▸ 6 where river begins ▸ 7 top of drum ▸ 8 center of spot on skin ▸ 9 for counting animals ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English