keep things in proportion
Definition of keep things in proportion
: to understand which things are truly important and not become upset by small things that are not important. Let's keep things in proportion. You should be able to wait one more day after you have waited two months already.
Word by Word Definitions
: to retain in one's possession or power
: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing
: to have in control
: the means or provisions by which one is kept
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: fortress, castle
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
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