die down : Popular Idioms in English

die down

to become calm, still, less crowded or less loud.

Sheldon wanted to go shopping, but he thought it best to wait for the crowds to die down a bit.


  • v  suffer from a disease that kills shoots
  • v  become progressively weaker
News & Articles

  • Rain in forecast late Monday
    Sunday night, the scattered clouds will decrease through the evening and overnight hours says Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs. Another cool night is ahead as temperatures will fall into the mid-50s with areas to the north being a bit cooler. Winds will die down overnight and with clearing skies, look for some possible patchy fog Monday morning. Monday, expect mainly sunny skies and ...
    Aug. 4, 2013 - Springfield News-Sun
  • Resources stretched thin as fires ignite around the Valley
    Firefighters hope the winds die down to help them catch a break after battling a series of fires these past few days.
    June 18, 2013 - KFSN-TV Fresno
  • Accel Closes $100M For Big Data Fund 2 To Invest In The ‘Second Wave' Of Big Data Startups
    The tech industry has been buzzing about "big data" for years now. And according to venture capital firm Accel Partners , the excitement around the big data space is not set to die down any time soon -- it's just about to enter into a new phase. Accel is announcing tonight that it has closed on $100 million for a new investment fund called Big Data Fund 2. The fund is the same size as Accel's ...
    June 18, 2013 - TechCrunch