get a grip : Popular Idioms in English

get a grip

To calm down

Take a deep breath and get a grip 163 get_a_handle_on GET A HANDLE ON To learn something new Sarah pressed the buttons on her new cell phone, trying to get a handle on how it worked. 164 get_a_word_in_edgewise GET A WORD IN EDGEWISE To participate in or break into a conversation Roger tried in vain to get a word in edgewise, but Henry wouldn't stop talking. 165 get_carried_away GET CARRIED AWAY To become overly involved with something to the point of going too far When Ann found herself imagining the changes she would make as the President of the United States, she realized she had gotten carried away with her political dreams. 166 get_cracking GET CRACKING To get moving Come on

News & Articles

  • The Recent Fugs and Fabs of Rihanna
    My imaginary friendship with Rihanna goes so much more smoothly when I don’t have to Get A Grip her about Chris Brown every fifteen minutes, which is why we’re getting along so well right now. Let’s take a look at what she’s been wearing around the UK this past week.
    June 17, 2013 - Go Fug Yourself
  • Nsa Surveillance Program Has Merit
    To the editor: For all the conspiracy folks who worry that their privacy is being compromised, get a grip. Nobody is trying to hide anything from you about the ongoing national security effort to track telephone calls. What's happening is all out there,
    June 17, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal