simmer down

VERB
  1. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    After the fight both men need to cool off.
    It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.
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How To Use simmer down In A Sentence

  • Okay everyone, simmer down. Time to start our lesson.
  • When the party began to simmer down, Melanie started to have a headache so she walked into the billiards room to sit on one of the un-occupied leather couches.
  • ‘Now that there's no legal basis, I think all these conflicts will simmer down,’ she said.
  • After you simmer down and consider the qualified arguments made against you, I will look forward to your reply - public or private.
  • Place in 2 quarts of water and gently simmer down to 1 quart, strain and take a wineglassful every two hours.
  • The fact is these back-to-back Ashes battles have meant the bad blood between the two sides has had practically no time to simmer down. The Sun
  • I'll try to make her simmer down a little.
  • Okay everyone, simmer down. Time to start our lesson.
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