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go off the boil

1. To experience less success. That show was really popular when it first started, but it went off the boil in its later seasons.
2. To become less pressing or urgent. During that crisis with our CEO, many other issues at the company just went off the boil.
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go off the boil

pass the stage at which interest, excitement, activity, etc. is at its greatest.
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Luis Suarez pointed critics towards the La Liga table as his team againfailed to impress this weekend- but he thinks he knows whyBarcelonahave gone off the boil.
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'Scott Darroch, James Wood and Michael Stephenson have all scored goals, but we've gone off the boil recently,' said Derby.