keep one's head

keep one's head
keep one's head remain calm.
Main Entry: head

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  • keep one's head — also[keep one s wits about one] {v. phr.} To stay calm when there is trouble or danger. * /When Tim heard the fire alarm he kept his head and looked for the nearest exit./ Compare: COUNT TO TEN. Contrast: LOSE ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's head — also[keep one s wits about one] {v. phr.} To stay calm when there is trouble or danger. * /When Tim heard the fire alarm he kept his head and looked for the nearest exit./ Compare: COUNT TO TEN. Contrast: LOSE ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ head — • keep one s head • keep one s wits about one v. phr. To stay calm when there is trouble or danger. When Tim heard the fire alarm he kept his head and looked for the nearest exit. Compare: count to ten Contrast: lose one s head …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's head — idi keep one s head, to remain calm and effective …   From formal English to slang

  • keep one's head above water — {v. phr.} To remain solvent; manage to stay out of debt. * /Herb s income declined so drastically that he now has difficulty keeping his head above water./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's head above water — {v. phr.} To remain solvent; manage to stay out of debt. * /Herb s income declined so drastically that he now has difficulty keeping his head above water./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's head above water — see under ↑water • • • Main Entry: ↑head keep one s head above water To remain out of difficulty or trouble, esp to keep solvent • • • Main Entry: ↑water * * * avoid succumbing to difficulties, typically debt …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's head above water — ► keep one s head above water avoid succumbing to difficulties. Main Entry: ↑head …   English terms dictionary

  • keep one's head down — To avoid attracting attention to oneself • • • Main Entry: ↑keep * * * remain inconspicuous in difficult or dangerous times …   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

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