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English definition of “keep your shirt on”

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keep your shirt on

( UK also keep your hair on) informal
said to tell someone to stop being so angry or upset: Keep your shirt on! Your car isn't badly damaged!
Translations of “keep your shirt on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 別生氣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 别生气…
(Definition of keep your shirt on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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