steady on

idiom

British, informal
used to tell someone to be calmer, to stop thinking or saying foolish or unreasonable things, etc.
"Everything's going wrong!" "Steady on, now. It's not as bad as that."

Examples of steady on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lights can be set to eight different modes depending on your mood, including slow fade, twinkle/flash, and steady on. Allison Cacich, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 June 2024 With points hard to come by in a very physical game between regional rivals, Castle was steady on the offensive end for the Huskies. Joe Arruda, Hartford Courant, 25 June 2024 The shekel weakened this week to its lowest level in 2024, though was steady on Friday at 3.79 per dollar. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 19 Apr. 2024 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) officials are widely expected to hold interest rates steady on June 12, as inflation has stuck well above its 2% target and consumers are proving largely resilient to higher borrowing costs. Bywill Daniel, Fortune, 6 June 2024 But your body actually has an elaborate system to keep you steady on your feet, Jennifer Kelly, DPT, the director of vestibular rehabilitation at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary at Mount Sinai, in New York City tells SELF. Amy Norton, SELF, 29 Mar. 2024 If the Fed keeps its benchmark rate steady on Wednesday, borrowing costs will remain high, impacting everything from credit card rates to loans for auto purchases or homes, experts say. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 19 Mar. 2024 The Cheesecake Factory has remained steady on all fronts, not really undergoing any major changes; the brand’s biggest update recently was the introduction of its loyalty program. Angela L. Pagán / The Takeout, Quartz, 26 Feb. 2024 With the Fed likely to hold rates steady on Wednesday, consumers probably won't notice much difference. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 30 Jan. 2024

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“Steady on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steady%20on. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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