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Keep Your Pants On : Phrases



Meaning:

Calm down, be patient.


Example:

I will be off the telephone in a minute, so keep your pants on.


Origin:

Appears to suggest that one should calm down because romance is not imminent. This phrase is actually a derivation of
keep your shirt on. It is an interesting example of how phrases can adapt to obscure the origin.





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