when the dust settles

when the dust settles when things quieten down.
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  • when the dust settles — when the fight is finished, when it is calm again, when the lights go on    Abortion is a serious issue, but when the dust settles, women will be able to choose …   English idioms

  • When the Dust Settles — Infobox Album Name = When the Dust Settles Type = studio Artist = Downsyde Released = December 2004 Recorded = 2004 Genre = Hip hop Length = 69:16 Label = Obese Producer = Optamus, Dazastah, Cheeky, Armee Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • when\ the\ dust\ settles — • after the dust clears • when the dust settles adv. phr. When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, thanks. I d like to come after the dust… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • when the dust settles — after an activity stops. We always believed that when the dust settled, the court would rule in our favor. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form until the dust settles: You meet lots of people when you travel on business, and until the dust… …   New idioms dictionary

  • when the dust settles — adverb after an active or heated period …   Wiktionary

  • when the dust clears — is a way to say when everything s finished and the results are seen.  ( When the dust settles is also used) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • the dust settles — things quiet down she hoped that the dust would settle quickly and the episode be forgotten * * * the dust settles used to talk about what happens when things become clear or calm after a period of change or confusion I ll call you as soon as the …   Useful english dictionary

  • after\ the\ dust\ clears — • after the dust clears • when the dust settles adv. phr. When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, thanks. I d like to come after the dust… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • after the dust clears — or[when the dust settles] {adv. phr.} When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. * /John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, Thanks. I d like to come after the dust settles. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • after the dust clears — or[when the dust settles] {adv. phr.} When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. * /John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, Thanks. I d like to come after the dust settles. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

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