"Cool his heels" nghĩa là gì?

Lots of legs. Photo courtesy Monique Broekhuisen.

'Cool one's heels' = 'kick one's heels' nghĩa là đứng chờ mỏi gối (to wait, especially impatiently or restlessly).

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Court asks Madan Mitra to cool his heels at home.

It means the 21-year-old defender will have to cool his heels a little longer before getting games at a League One or Two club.

A Los Angeles judge had planned to have Mr. Polanski “cool his heels in jail” if he returned to the United States by delaying a ruling on a proposed deal under which the judge would limit his sentence to 42 days served by the filmmaker in 1977-78.

Morgan wouldn’t haggle and presented his bids for foreign exchange on a take-it-or-leave-it basis. He had a way of letting people cool their heels and knew all the silent tricks of authority.

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