|clear your head/mind
||relax so you can think clearly
||After an argument I need time to clear my head, to become calm.
||become aware, realize, dawn on, hit me
||It didn't click in that he was hurt until I saw the blood on his shirt.
||(See a cliff-hanger)
|climb the walls
||feel upset or stressed, go bonkers, go crazy
||On the first day of school, the teacher was climbing the walls.
|close a deal/sale
||complete a sale to a customer
||Vi knows how to close a sale. She's a good closer.
||(See a close call)
||(See a close shave)
|close to the vest
||hidden, covered, not showing your cards
||Walter plays close to the vest. He doesn't let me see his cards.
||lifted by a bodycheck, hanging over the checker or the boards
||Orr was clotheslined just as he crossed the line. What a check!