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English definition of “snap out of sth”

snap out of sth

informal phrasal verb with snap     /snæp/ verb (-pp-)
to force yourself to stop feeling sad and upset: He just can't snap out of the depression he's had since his wife died. Now come on, snap out of it. Losing that money isn't the end of the world.Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of snap out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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