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Keep one’s head

DEFINITION

Remain calm and sane. Don’t be caught in a frenzy in a chaotic or frantic situation. It probably refers to having one’s head cut off by the king because you acted wrongly.

“The boss said events were confusing and his employees need to keep their heads about them.”

 

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