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blow over

phrasal verb with blow uk   /bləʊ/  us   /bloʊ/ verb (blew, blown)

(SITUATION)

When an argument blows over, it becomes gradually less important until it ends and is forgotten: I thought that after a few days the argument would blow over.

(STORM)

When a storm blows over, it becomes gradually less strong until it ends: The storm raged all night but by morning it had blown over.
Translations of “blow over”
in Chinese (Traditional) 情況, (爭論)逐漸平息…
in Russian проходить, миновать…
in Turkish bitmek (tartışma), geçmek(fırtına), dağılmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情况, (争论)逐渐平息…
in Polish ucichnąć…
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