snap out of it


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snap out of (something)

To suddenly recover or be freed from some negative or undesirable condition, emotion, or situation. Alex has been really gloomy lately. I hope he snaps out of it soon, because we'll need him to present our project to the supervisor next week. The company is hoping to snap out of their recent sales slump with the launch of their latest smartphone.
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snap out of it

get out of a bad or unhappy mood. informal
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ˌsnap ˈout of it

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ˌsnap somebody ˈout of it

(informal) try to stop feeling unhappy or depressed; help somebody stop feeling this way: For heaven’s sake, Ann, snap out of it! Things aren’t that bad!She wouldn’t talk to anyone for days, but her friends helped snap her out of it.
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