Meaning of “get a grip (on yourself)” in the English Dictionary

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"get a grip (on yourself)" in British English

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get a grip (on yourself)

C1 to make an effort to control your emotions and behave more calmly:

I just think he ought to get a grip on himself - he's behaving like a child.

(Definition of “get a grip (on yourself)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get a grip on yourself" in American English

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get a grip on yourself

to control your emotions:

Get a grip on yourself, and tell me what happened.

(Definition of “get a grip on yourself” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)