keep your shirt on

keep your shirt on
keep your shirt on informal phrase
used for telling someone who is beginning to get angry not to get annoyed
Thesaurus: expressions showing anger and used in argumentshyponym arguments and arguingsynonym
Main entry: shirt

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informal don't lose your temper; stay calm

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keep your shirt on
informal
— used to tell someone to calm down or be more patient

“Aren't you ready yet?” “Keep your shirt on! I'll be ready in a minute.”

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Main Entry:shirt

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keep your ˈshirt on idiom
(informal) used to tell sb not to get angry

Keep your shirt on! It was only a joke.

Main entry:shirtidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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