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English definition of “blow over”

blow over

(SITUATION) phrasal verb with blow     /bləʊ/ US  /bloʊ/ verb (blew, blown)
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.Becoming and making less strong
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