Fill in the blank with the correct option.
Please, ——————! This is not the time to get anxious.
pull yourself together
pass the buck
bark up the wrong tree
go on a wild goose chase
Please, pull yourself together! This is not the time to get anxious.
‘Anxious’ refers to a feeling or showing worry, nervousness or unease about something with an uncertain outcome. In the given sentence, the person is asking the other person not to be nervous. In order to do that, the other person needs to control his/her emotions. ‘Pull yourself together’ goes well with the context of the sentence. ‘Pass the buck’ means to make someone else responsible for something. ‘Bark up the wrong tree’ means to pursue a false direction in something. ‘A wild goose chase’ means to search for something that is impossible to find.