Calm down, get hold of oneself. For example, Before you tell him what you think of him, count to ten. Often used as an imperative, this phrase in effect means that if one takes the time to count from one to ten one can regain one’s composure.
[koun-tee] /ˈkaʊn ti/ noun, plural counties. 1. the largest administrative division of a U.S. state: Miami, Florida, is in Dade County. 2. one of the chief administrative divisions of a country or state, as in Great Britain and Ireland. 3. one of the larger divisions for purposes of local administration, as in Canada and New […]
noun 1. a U.S. governmental official employed chiefly to advise farmers on farming and marketing techniques and to promote educational programs fitted to the needs of rural people.
noun 1. the governing body of a U.S. county consisting usually of three or more elected members.
- County borough
noun 1. (in England and Wales from 1888 to 1974 and in Wales from 1996) a borough administered independently of any higher tier of local government 2. (in the Republic of Ireland) any of the four largest boroughs, governed independently of the administrative county around it by an elected council that constitutes an all-purpose authority