||darn, blasted, dingbusted, friggin
||The consarned battery is dead. Rats!
|contract out on
||(See a contract out on)
||play good jazz, play music with skill and inspiration
||The Boss Brass was cookin' last night. What a great band!
|cook your goose
||finish you, ruin you, goose is cooked
||If you borrow too much money, you'll cook your goose.
||fine, sophisticated, hip, groovy, neat, together, way cool, with it
||"Do you know any cool guys?" "Yes. There's one in my class. Would you like to meet
||nice, great, wonderful, awesome, cool
||"Hey Dad, I got an A on my math test!"
"Cool beans, Nicky! I knew you could do it!"
||stop it, be good, knock it off
||The students cool it when the principal walks in.
||control your emotions, chill out, calm down
||I better cool off before I talk to the kids. I'm still angry.
|cool under pressure
||calm during a crisis, able to perform well when you must do it
||Jo was very cool under pressure. When the judge asked questions, she answered clearly and calmly.