Значение идиомы peter out

[peter out] {v.}, {informal} To fail or die down gradually; growless; become exhausted.

After the factory closed, the town prettywell petered out.

The mine once had a rich vein of silver, but itpetered out.

But as he thought of her, his anger slowly peteredout.

Compare: GIVE OUT.


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