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Idiom: keeps his cool #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:07 am   Idiom: keeps his cool
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "Just keep it", question 2

That's the thing about Charlie even when things are really bad he doesn't panic and keeps his cool.

(a) stays calm
(b) turns on the air conditioning
(c) uses a fan
(d) puts ice on his head

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "Just keep it", answer 2

That's the thing about Charlie even when things are really bad he doesn't panic and stays calm.

Correct answer: (a) stays calm
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Could you give me the explanation of all these idioms ? Thank you

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Idiom: keeps his cool #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:47 am   Idiom: keeps his cool
 

The test answer already gives you the meaning of the idiom: to keep your cool is to stay calm. Similarly, you can loose your cool or cool down.

It's also possible to be as cool as a cucumber!

For more 'cool' expressions, have a look at this story.
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