pos＝to place,to put（置,放）
n [U] state of being calm in mind or behaviour 心情、举止平静的状态; 镇静; 沉着
*keep/lose/regain one's composure 保持[不再/恢复]平静
* He showed great composure in a difficult situation. 他在困难环境中表现得极沉着. Cf 参看 compose 3.
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: compose]
the state of feeling or seeming calm
recover/regain your composure
(=become calm after feeling angry or upset)
Carter looked stunned, but he soon regained his composure.
keep/maintain your composure
The widow broke down in tears, but her daughters maintained their composure.
He has lost his composure under the pressure of the situation.
1. Then, her composure regained, she was ready to set off with the porter´s assistance to search for any intruders who might still be lurking in her flat. 此刻老妇人也镇定了下来，准备在看门人的协助下搜寻可能仍躲藏在她房里的窍贼。
2. He recovered full composure. 他完全恢复了镇静。