blow over

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blow over (third-person singular simple present blows over, present participle blowing over, simple past blew over, past participle blown over)

  1. To blow on something causing it to topple.
    The wind blew over the pole.
  2. To be knocked down by wind.
    The tree blew over in the storm.
  3. (idiomatic) To pass naturally; to go away; to settle or calm down.
    They huddled, waiting for the storm to blow over.
    You cannot simply wait for a problem like that to blow over.


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