keep (or lose) one's temper

keep (or lose) one's temper
keep (or lose) one's temper
retain (or fail to retain) composure or restraint when angry.
temper

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  • lose one's temper — ► keep (or lose) one s temper retain (or fail to retain) composure or restraint when angry. Main Entry: ↑temper …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's temper — ► keep (or lose) one s temper retain (or fail to retain) composure or restraint when angry. Main Entry: ↑temper …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's temper — keep (or lose) one s temper refrain (or fail to refrain) from becoming angry …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's temper — See: HOLD ONE S TEMPER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's temper — See: HOLD ONE S TEMPER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ temper — • hold one s temper • keep one s temper v. phr. To make yourself be quiet and peaceful; not become angry. The meeting will go smoothly if the president keeps his temper. Dave can t keep his temper when he drives in heavy traffic. Contrast: lose… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lose one’s cool — tv. to lose control; to lose one’s temper. (Compare this with keep one’s cool.) □ Now, don’t lose your cool. Relax. □ I’m trying not to lose my cool, but it’s hard …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lose patience (or lose one's patience) — become unable to keep one s temper. → patience …   English new terms dictionary

  • hold one's temper — or[keep one s temper] {v. phr.} To make yourself be quiet and peaceful; not become angry. * /The meeting will go smoothly if the president keeps his temper./ * /Dave can t keep his temper when he drives in heavy traffic./ Contrast: LOSE ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's temper — or[keep one s temper] {v. phr.} To make yourself be quiet and peaceful; not become angry. * /The meeting will go smoothly if the president keeps his temper./ * /Dave can t keep his temper when he drives in heavy traffic./ Contrast: LOSE ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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