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English definition of “cool (someone) down/off”

cool (someone) down/off

(CONTROL ANGER) phrasal verb with cool    /kul/ verb [I/T]
to stop feeling angry, or cause someone to stop feeling angry: She hoped that keeping the boys apart for a few hours might cool them down.
(Definition of cool (someone) down/off (CONTROL ANGER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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