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Example Sentences for "calm"

Try to keep calm, and tell me exactly what happenedThings are calm in the region this morning, after a night of fighting between guerrillas and government forces.

Try to keep calm, and tell me exactly what happened.

I read somewhere that some classical music has a calming effect on wild animals in the zoo.

The young boy walked calmly into the principal's office to complain about his teacher.

The policeman tried to calm the victim by getting her to breathe slowly.

Certain smells are said to have a calming effect on the mind.

The city of Los Angeles appears calm this morning after a night of rioting.

The water was calm in the morning, but by afternoon large waves were beginning to build.

Research has proven that petting and talking to an animal have a calming effect on people.

There is a Malayan proverb which states, Don't think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm.

Willa Cather once remarked that there are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.

John Russell once stated that sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.

Plato once observed that he who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age.

In 1929, Korea was described as the Land of the Morning Calm by the Indian poet Tagore.

It is said that the people of the Highlands of Scotland like to take life calmly and leisurely.

Discussion question: Do you think it is better to try to stay calm when you are angry or to let your anger out?

Find someone who considers herself/himself to be a calm person.


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