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recobrar la compostura
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
a. to collect oneself
Sé que estás enojado con Pedro, pero trata de recobrar la compostura antes de decir algo de lo que pudieras arrepentirte.I know you're mad at Pedro, but try to collect yourself before saying anything you might regret.
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