get a grip on yourself

get a grip on yourself
get a grip on yourself (or get a grip)
informal : to get control of your thoughts and emotions and stop behaving in a foolish or uncontrolled way

Get a grip on yourself! This is no time to be hysterical!

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Main Entry:grip

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  • get a grip (on yourself) — spoken phrase to make an effort to control your emotions or your behaviour For goodness’ sake, get a grip on yourself. Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym controlling behaviour and self controlsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a grip on yourself — get a grip (on (yourself)) to control your emotions. I know it s hard, but get a grip on yourself and tell me what you saw. Oh, get a grip, Tess! It s really not as bad as you think …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a grip on yourself —    If you get a grip on yourself, you try to control your feelings so as to be able to deal with a situation.     After the initial shock, Lisa got a grip on herself and called an ambulance …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get a grip on yourself — control yourself, do not be so emotional    When he cried, she said, Get a grip on yourself, Dear …   English idioms

  • get a grip on — get a grip (on (yourself)) to control your emotions. I know it s hard, but get a grip on yourself and tell me what you saw. Oh, get a grip, Tess! It s really not as bad as you think …   New idioms dictionary

  • get a grip — (on (yourself)) to control your emotions. I know it s hard, but get a grip on yourself and tell me what you saw. Oh, get a grip, Tess! It s really not as bad as you think …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep a grip on yourself — keep a grip on (yourself) get a grip (on (yourself)) to make an effort to control your emotions and behave more calmly. I was so angry I could have hit him I really had to keep a grip on myself …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a grip (on yourself) — get/take a ˈgrip (on yourself) idiom to improve your behaviour or control your emotions after being afraid, upset or angry • I have to take a grip on myself, he told himself firmly. • (informal) Get a grip! ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • grip — grip1 [grıp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(firm hold)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(understanding)¦ 4 come/get to grips with something 5 lose your grip 6 get/take a grip on yourself 7 Get a grip 8 be in the grip of something 9¦(stop something slipping)¦ 10¦(for hair)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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