sang-froid


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In the chapter on secret operations, O'Connor demonstrates a particular gift for describing the women of the SOE and their sang-froid prior to dispatch.
She and her OtherStuckers - which is what her followers like to call their group - juggle work and family responsibilities without losing that indomitable sang-froid and self-assuredness expected of a seasoned beauty queen.
And even a rare off-day in front of goal, like at the Emirates, doesn't affect that sang-froid.
The taciturn General Kayani weathered those accusations with a sang-froid that left both allies and enemies guessing about what, or whom, he knew.
Plus de peur que de mal, l'avion a pose ses roues au sol sans embuches, grace, a-t-on confie, au sang-froid et a la maEtrise du commandant de bord qui a ete a la hauteur de cette situation critique.
Ce qui est evident aussi c'est que ce massacre a pour origine le regime de Bachar al-Assad, alors apres, il faut proportionner les reactions, mesurees, agir a la fois avec determination et avec sang-froid, et c'est ca qui va etre arbitre au cours des jours qui viennent".
Peu avant l'heure de jeu, Cavani etale son sang-froid devant le d'un plat du pied place (58', 1:1).
It's a low-key charmer of a film, with the ever-excellent Olivia Colman wonderful as Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mum) who drifts through the house with a very British sang-froid.
And that was evident on an afternoon when the 14 fit senior players that David Moyes could call upon gave everything they had against the defending Premier League champions - and still never looked like disturbing their sang-froid.
Only a shared sang-froid, yoked to a determined response, will allow us to reign in the over-reaction on the markets," France s consumer affairs minister Frederic Lefebvre told Le Figaro, adding: "The Franco-German axis is strong.
At the same time, United States and British government bonds have maintained their sang-froid in the face of an inflationary challenge from both energy and food prices.
This one isn't hard to find, since you can't claim a refund by maintaining sang-froid in a tight finish.