to cool one's heels
/kˈuːl wˈʌnz hˈiːlz/
to be forced to wait for a person or anticipate something
the dust settle
/ðə dˈʌst sˈɛɾəl/
to allow or wait for a situation to become calmer or more stable after a significant change or serious dispute
to bide one's time
/bˈaɪd wˈʌnz tˈaɪm/
to patiently wait and avoid taking action until one finds a suitable or advantageous time
to hold one's breath
/hˈoʊld wˈʌnz bɹˈɛθ/
to wait for something anxiously or eagerly
to hold one's horses
/hˈoʊld wˈʌnz hˈɔːɹsᵻz/
to hold on and not to rush into doing something, often used imperatively
keep one's shirt / pants on
/kˈiːp wˈʌnz ʃˈɜːt ɔːɹ pˈænts ˈɑːn/
used for telling a person to be more patient or to think before reacting angrily
to let the grass grow under one's feet
/lˈɛt ðə ɡɹˈæs ɡɹˈoʊ ˌʌndɚ wˈʌnz fˈiːt/
to spend time wastefully or do something with delay
to hang tight
/hˈæŋ tˈaɪt/
to stop doing anything for a while
how the land lie
/hˌaʊ ðə lˈænd lˈaɪ/
the assessment or understanding of the current state or conditions of a particular situation or context, specifically at a specific point or period
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