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keep your shirt on

See definition of keep your shirt on on Dictionary.com
  • as insit tight
  • as inhold your horses

synonyms for keep your shirt on

  • stick around
  • anticipate
  • bide one's time
  • cool it
  • fill time
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • hold on
  • hold the phone
  • lie in wait
  • lie low
  • linger
  • mark time
  • put on hold
  • stall
  • stand by
  • stay put
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How to use keep your shirt on in a sentence

If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is there in them both?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON

  • be patient
  • hold everything
  • hold your water
  • keep your shirt on
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