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fizzle out

phrasal verb with fizzle
 
 
/ˈfɪzl/ verb
to gradually end in a disappointing way: Their relationship soon fizzled out when they got back from holiday.Coming to an endCausing something to end
Translations of “fizzle out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逐漸終止,有始無終…
in Russian сходить на нет…
in Turkish iyi başlayıp kötü bitmek, fos çıkmak, fiyaskoyla sonlanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逐渐终止,有始无终…
in Polish skończyć się…
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