blow over
intransitive verb Date: 1617 to pass away without effect

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  • blow over — {v.} To come to an end; pass away with little or no bad effects. * /The sky was black, as if a bad storm were coming, but it blew over and the sun came out./ * /They were bitter enemies for a while, but the quarrel blew over./ * /He was much… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow over — {v.} To come to an end; pass away with little or no bad effects. * /The sky was black, as if a bad storm were coming, but it blew over and the sun came out./ * /They were bitter enemies for a while, but the quarrel blew over./ * /He was much… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow over — ► blow over (of trouble) fade away without serious consequences. Main Entry: ↑blow …   English terms dictionary

  • blow over — [v] disappear slowly cease, die down, dissipate, end, finish, fizzle out, pass, peter out*, subside, vanish; concept 699 …   New thesaurus

  • blow over — phrasal verb Word forms blow over : present tense I/you/we/they blow over he/she/it blows over present participle blowing over past tense blew over past participle blown over 1) [intransitive/transitive] if something blows over or is blown over,… …   English dictionary

  • blow over — verb disappear gradually The pain eventually passed off • Syn: ↑evanesce, ↑fade, ↑pass off, ↑fleet, ↑pass • Derivationally related forms: ↑passing ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow over — verb a) To blow on something causing it to topple. The wind blow over the pole. b) To pass naturally; to go away; to settle or …   Wiktionary

  • blow over — to be forgotten because something else happens. This scandal will never blow over unless something even worse happens. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of blow over (= to be pushed down by wind) …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow over — PHRASAL VERB If something such as trouble or an argument blows over, it ends without any serious consequences. [V P] Wait, and it ll all blow over …   English dictionary

  • blow over — phr verb Blow over is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑fuss, ↑storm …   Collocations dictionary

  • blow over — the storm will blow over soon Syn: abate, subside, drop off, lessen, ease (off), let up, diminish, fade, dwindle, slacken, recede, tail off, peter out, pass, die down, fizzle out; dated remit …   Thesaurus of popular words

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