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English definition of “blow over”

blow over

verb uk phrasal verb with blow   /bləʊ/ us    /bloʊ/ (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.
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