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Answered 2020-02-08 16:35:55

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The phrase “As Cool as a Cucumber” means to be very calm, with no worries. Someone who is not affected by pressure. ... The meaning of the word "Cool" in the phrase doesn't mean having a low temperature, on the contrary, it means assured and composed. The phrase was first recorded in a poem by the British poet John Gay 'New Song on New Similies' in 1732: "Cool as a cucumber could see the rest of womankind"

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As cool as a cucumber is an idiom which means self-possessed, not excited, in control of one's emotions. As cool as a cucumber is a simile, which is a figure of speech that compares one thing to another. The phrase as cool as a cucumber is first seen in a poem by John Gay in the mid-1700s.


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When someone is said to be cool as a cucumber, this means they are very calm and collected.


Zaphod Beeblebrox is as cool as a cucumber. Despite that he thinks tomato is as cool as cucumber if it was next to it in the veggie tray in the fridge.


Sometimes my mum is angry but she is as cool as a cucumber


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Cool as a cucumber for texting :-)


Formal speech is not slang. Example: Slang: the weather is cool. Formal: the weather today is mighty fine, is it not?


Cucumber is good for health. it contains more water content. it will make our body cool. So now we can add cucumber in our diet menu everyday.


It means 'Cool as a cucumber'


The words am and was are verbs. The tense that they are is: am: present tense. example sentence: I am cool. and for was: past tense. example sentence: I was feeling cold.


Not as cool as Big Arnie eating a nice cold cucumber on a hot summers day


It's not an idiom. AS ___ AS___ would be A Simile ... the correct simile would be as cool as a cucumber.


You're cooler than a cucumber, my friend.


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the other could be "cool as a north korean slave owner who has a donkey named chavez" your welcome


its cool to be different otherwise it'll be so boring


It means calm and unruffled, recorded in a John Gay poem 'New song of new smiles' dated 1732. One verse quotes... . Pert as a pear monger I'd be, If Molly were but kind, Cool as a cucumber could see, The rest of womankind


yes escpissaly when you get his stuffed larry cucumber animal or whatever u call those things.


Cucumbers are relatively cold, or, served cold, usually. so if you are 'as cool as a cucumber' it means you're chill, or laid backThis is not an idiom. If you see "as ___ as ___" you are looking at a simile. The meaning is obvious, unlike an idiom, where the meaning is confusing unless you already know the definition.


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Yes. Pick the male flowers (the ones that do not have a tiny cucumber at the bottom) in the morning since they close at noon. Rinse in cool water and place on paper towels. You can place in the refrigerator for use later the same day. Use in salads to add color and a mild cucumber flavor.



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