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snap out of sth

informal
phrasal verb with snap uk   us   /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.
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