Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 1 (Q.No.2)

Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.


To keeps one's temper

[A]. To become hungry
[B]. To be in good mood
[C]. To preserve ones energy
[D]. To be aloof from
[E]. None of these

Answer: Option B


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Sweety Gupta said: (Sep 8, 2010)  
Control ones temprament, when he or she feels uneasy, by directing his or mind in different direction.

Rajghy said: (Feb 16, 2011)  
Good keep it up.

Aries said: (Jul 29, 2011)  
How can it be in good mood? it should be to hold anger or to be calm.

Nareshnandi said: (Aug 16, 2011)  
By controlling temper, we can keep them in right mood.

Navya Keerthi said: (Aug 23, 2011)  
Good explanation. Thank you sweety gupta.

Vijay Kumar said: (Aug 29, 2011)  
Thank you sweety.

Annonomous said: (Sep 30, 2011)  
If you are at anger you have to cool down. Therefore by keeping our temper in our mind it should be control.

Surekha said: (Mar 15, 2012)  
If you controll the temper you can keep them in good mood.

Faith said: (Mar 23, 2012)  
Is it easy to control the temper? I belive with GOD alone it is.

Lalitha Sindhuri said: (Jun 26, 2012)  
I never heard to keeps. Why is it used so? please explain!

Ank said: (Sep 27, 2012)  
Basically it is opposite of "lose one's temper". of the given options "to be in good mood" is the closest to the exact meaning i.e. to control one's temper.

Soumya said: (Nov 11, 2012)  
If someone control its temper that person can't be in good mood. As from within that person might be feeling irritated. So how it can be good mood?

Vicky said: (May 24, 2013)  
Keep one's temper means to stay calm or not to get angry.

You might say someone who is getting angry or annoyed with someone/something to keep one's temper ie not to loose one's temper.

Subha said: (Aug 2, 2013)  
The control of one's bad feelings particularly anger management.

Sandesh said: (Sep 4, 2013)  
How to use this phrase in sentence?

Defi said: (Oct 8, 2013)  
To be aloof from means what?

Shael said: (Dec 7, 2013)  
To be aloof means to live lonely, alone. Or left behind/alone.

Ex. I want to be aloof from this noisy atmosphere.

Rajesh said: (Apr 29, 2014)  
Is one of the opposite word in "lose one's temper" of the given options "to be in good mood" I am I Right.

Mamta said: (Aug 7, 2014)  
"to keep a temper " means to be in good mode.

Stuti said: (Nov 19, 2014)  
Please elaborate.

Nisha said: (Nov 24, 2014)  
I don't think it means to control temperature. Controlling our temperature is like saving ones energy. In the good mood everyone can keep their temper with them they do not try to release as they are in good mood so they keep it.

Endrel said: (Jan 23, 2015)  
What is the idiomatic meaning of out of temper?

Sree said: (Sep 9, 2015)  
Temper is an attitude.

Akhilesh said: (Sep 22, 2015)  
When we are in good mood feel then it is called that "to keep a temper".

Himanshu said: (Dec 17, 2015)  
I think it should mean that to make someone not to show their anger.

S.Diviya Priya said: (Mar 21, 2016)  
Give me some sentence by using that idiom.

Satish said: (May 21, 2016)  
Temper means anger. So when are trying to control anger, your mind will become relaxed.
So, to keep temper is basically trying to be calm.

Karthi said: (Oct 18, 2016)  
Can I have any other example for this question?

M. Rahman said: (Apr 11, 2017)  

If you control the temper you can keep them in good mood.

Prashant said: (Jun 3, 2017)  
Can anyone explain it with suitable example.

Himani said: (Feb 17, 2018)  
Good explanation, thanks.

Uddeshya said: (Apr 30, 2018)  
'To keeps, one's temper' needn't necessarily mean 'To be in good mood'.

For example, one can also hold their anger by remaining quiet.

Keerthana said: (May 31, 2018)  
Controlling the temper drives you to the normal mode. An example sentence: "To keep his temper, he used to hear the songs".

Tashi Pellzom said: (Jul 15, 2019)  
Not getting this clearly. Please explain in detail.

Sunidhi Das said: (Jul 19, 2020)  
To keep one's temper: to maintain control of one's composure despite being angry or upset.

That can be only possible when someone is in a good mood at that time they remain calm and easily controlled their temper.

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