- • die away• die downvTo come slowly to an end; grow slowly less or weaker.
The wind died down.
The music died away.
He waited until the excitement had died down.
His mother's anger died away.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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die down — index decrease Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
die down — verb 1. suffer from a disease that kills shoots The plants near the garage are dying back • Syn: ↑die back • Derivationally related forms: ↑dieback (for: ↑die back) • Hypernyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
die down — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms die down : present tense I/you/we/they die down he/she/it dies down present participle dying down past tense died down past participle died down if something dies down, it becomes much less noisy, powerful,… … English dictionary
die down — PHRASAL VERB If something dies down, it becomes very much quieter or less intense. [V P] The rain remained steady though the wind had died down... [V P] The controversy is unlikely to die down … English dictionary
ˌdie ˈdown — phrasal verb if something dies down, it becomes much less noisy, powerful, or active I waited for the laughter to die down before I spoke.[/ex] … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
die down — phr verb Die down is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑applause, ↑commotion, ↑conversation, ↑excitement, ↑fighting, ↑fire, ↑flame, ↑furore, ↑fuss, ↑noise, ↑wind … Collocations dictionary
die down — to become quieter or less easily noticed. By morning the storm died down. Anger over the attacks on the refugee camps has not died down … New idioms dictionary
die down — verb To become less virulent. Well be able to sail safely across the bay once the storm dies down … Wiktionary
die down — Synonyms and related words: abate, bate, calm, calm down, cease, disappear, dwindle, ease off, ebb, fall, halt, let up, lull, moderate, molder, pacify, quiesce, quiet, quieten, recede, slacken, soothe, stop, subside, tranquilize, wane … Moby Thesaurus
die down — gradually stop, diminish, drop off When the laughter died down, I found my false teeth, put them in my mouth, and said, Excuse me … English idioms