“Cool as a cucumber”

Have you come across it before?

It means to remain calm in stressful situations.

It can be a great idiom to use when you are describing yourself or others who have managed to remain composed during a heated exchange or when giving advice to others about how to handle a stressful situation.

To help you, below are some examples of using this idiom.

“She was as cool as a cucumber during the job interview.”

“Even though Peter Quill/Starlord was intimated by Thor, he tried to act as cool as a cucumber!”

My good friend and actor Michael Benyaer and I have a morning chat and he uses the “Idiom of the Day”! If you would like to learn more idioms and improve your communication or presentation skills, get in touch! Let’s connect and learn to stay “as cool as a cucumber” in stressful speaking situations!

Published by andreaheald

Andrea Heald, M.Ed., a distinguished English educator with a decade's experience, holds a Master's in teaching English as an Additional Language. With 20+ years in theater as a director, stage manager, and administrative specialist, she merges her skills to empower individuals as communicators on stage and in life.

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