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warm something over

 
1. to reheat food to serve it as leftovers. I'll just warm the rest over for lunch tomorrow. Jane warmed over yesterday's turkey.
2. Fig. to bring up a matter that was thought to have been settled. (Fig. on {2}.) Please don't warm that business over again. It is settled and should remain that way. Don't warm over that matter. We have discussed it enough.
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warm over

v.
1. To reheat something, especially food: Let's warm over the soup from last night. I warmed the biscuits over for you.
2. To modify something old for reuse, especially out of laziness or lack of inspiration: You can't take your old novel, warm it over, and expect people to like it. The writers merely warmed over the plot of their first film for the sequel.
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