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damp sth down

verb uk phrasal verb with damp   /dæmp/ us  

(FIRE)

to make a fire burn more slowly: Water was pumped from a nearby lake in an attempt to damp down the flames.

(FEELING)

to make a strong feeling be felt less strongly: He had tried to damp down speculation about the state of his marriage.
Traducciones de “damp sth down”
en chino (tradicionál) 火勢, 阻止(火勢蔓延), 減少,控制(火勢)…
en chino (simplificado) 火势, 阻止(火势蔓延), 减小,控制(火势)…
(Definition of damp sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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