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The Express English team
This is what some people in London told us:
The first woman said that she doesn't have self-restraint as she watches too much television.
The man said he is trying to stop smoking because he and his wife are going to have a baby soon.
Being a mother has given more self-restraint to this woman as she doesn't want to lose her cool in front of her children.
Did you know?
Ways of showing self-restraint
There are many ways of showing self-restraint. Some try to give up smoking; others try to stay away from unhealthy but tempting and delicious food while others take up regular exercise.
In short, you have to show self-restraint to lead a good and healthy life.
- Language tip
'To lose one's cool' is an English phrase meaning to lose control of one's temper. Cool people should never lose their cool.
- Cultural tip
The UK is believed to be one of the countries where self-restraint or self-control is a desirable quality. You can disagree with other people but the way to express yourself should be controlled even in challenging situations.
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