it will soon blow over

blow over

1. Literally, of the wind, to topple something or blow it to the ground. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "blow" and "over." Our daughter's playhouse was blown over in that bad storm, and it took two of us to get it upright again! That gusty wind almost blew me over on my walk here!
2. To return to a state of calm after turmoil. Don't worry, the storm will blow over eventually. When you think the tension between mom and grandma will blow over?
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it will soon blow over

It will soon be forgotten. This metaphor, referring to a gale that subsides and ceases, was transferred to human affairs, especially scandals and other items of gossip, in the eighteenth century. Gouverneur Morris used the phrase in 1794: “The affair is blown over.”
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