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cool (sb/sth) down/off

phrasal verb with cool uk   us   /kuːl/ verb
B2 to ​become less ​hot, or to make someone or something ​become less ​hot: She ​waited until her ​coffee had ​cooled down before taking a ​sip. We went for a ​swim to ​cool off.
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