keep your shirt on

keep your shirt on
keep (your) shirt on to stay calm.

The meeting may be pretty unpleasant, so promise me you'll keep your shirt on.

Related vocabulary: keep your cool

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Keep your shirt on! — Keep (your) shirt on! British, American & Australian, informal, British & Australian, informal a slightly impolite way of telling someone who is angry to try to be calm and patient. Keep your shirt on! I ll be with you in a second …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep your shirt on — ► keep your shirt on informal stay calm. Main Entry: ↑shirt …   English terms dictionary

  • keep your shirt on! — This idiom is used to tell someone to calm down …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • keep your shirt on! —    This idiom is used to tell someone to calm down.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you tell somebody to keep their shirt on, you are asking them to calm down.     Keep your shirt on Bob. Just give your version of the story! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Keep your shirt on! — AND Keep your pants on! exclam. Just wait a minute! □ I’ll be right with you. Keep your shirt on! □ Keep your pants on! You’re next …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • keep your shirt on — be calm, do not rush me, do not get your shirt in a knot    When we asked Dad to hurry, he d say, Keep your shirt on …   English idioms

  • keep your shirt on — informal stay calm. → shirred …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep your shirt on — informal used for telling someone who is beginning to get angry not to get annoyed …   English dictionary

  • Keep your shirt on! —   This idiom is used to tell someone to calm down …   Dictionary of English idioms

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