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Definition of cool down/off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cool down/off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    cool down/off

     
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  1. 1 to become cool or cooler We cooled off with a swim in the lake.
  2. 2to become calm, less excited, or less enthusiastic I think you should wait until she's cooled down a little.

    cool somebodydown/off

     
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  1. 1 to make someone feel cooler Drink plenty of cold water to cool yourself down.
  2. 2to make someone calm, less excited, or less enthusiastic A few hours in a police cell should cool him off.

cool somethingdown/off

 
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to make something cool or cooler