get a grip (on yourself)INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase get a grip (on yourself)
This is used to firmly tell someone to control their emotions and behave sensibly or rationally.
- "You're going to marry her? Get a grip! You've only known her for a week."
- We were lost in a cave and Tom was panicking, so I said, "Get a grip on yourself, Tom. We'll find a way out."
I had to say, "Get a grip!" to my friend. He wasn't
Contributor: Matt Errey