cool one's heels

Postato da Llegó Dolor Del Corazón Sab, 27/08/2016 - 20:00

Meanings of "cool one's heels"


to be forced to wait by someone in power or authority

Spiegato da Llegó Dolor Del Corazón il Sab, 27/08/2016 - 20:00

Wait a long time at the same place

Spiegato da Lolaska il Mar, 21/02/2017 - 02:17
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to wait; connotes some degree of annoyance and would usually be used in informal situations

Example: The assistant had a 3 o’clock appointment with his boss but the boss kept him cooling his heels in the outer office until well past 4:30.

Spiegato da ϕιλομαθής il Lun, 16/07/2018 - 19:32
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είμαι αναγκασμένος να περιμένω

Spiegato da Stavroula il Dom, 04/09/2016 - 22:12
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