snap out of it

snap out of it
recover, get out of a daze

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • snap out of — (something) to stop experiencing something, esp. something unpleasant. Davis snapped out of a two year slump to win at the golf tournament. Usage notes: usually used in the form snap out of it and sometimes given as advice: She s filled with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • snap out of it — (informal) RECOVER, get a grip, pull oneself together, get over it, get better, cheer up, perk up; informal buck up. → snap * * * phrasal : to free oneself from something (as a mood or habit) by an effort of will * * * snap out of it (informal)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap out of — [often in imperative] informal get out of (a bad or unhappy mood) by a sudden effort come on, Fran snap out of it! * * * snap out of [phrasal verb] snap out of (something) or snap (someone) out of (something) informal : to stop being in or to cau …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap out of — PHRASAL VERB If someone who is depressed snaps out of it or snaps out of their depression, they suddenly become more cheerful, especially by making an effort. [V P P it] Come on, snap out of it!... [V P P n] Often a patient cannot snap out of… …   English dictionary

  • snap out of — {v.}, {informal} To change quickly from a bad habit, mood, or feeling to a better one. Often used with it . * /Mary was unhappy when her fiance abandoned her, but she snapped out of it when she met a new young man./ * /The coach told the lazy… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • snap out of — {v.}, {informal} To change quickly from a bad habit, mood, or feeling to a better one. Often used with it . * /Mary was unhappy when her fiance abandoned her, but she snapped out of it when she met a new young man./ * /The coach told the lazy… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • snap\ out\ of — v informal To change quickly from a bad habit, mood, or feeling to a better one. Often used with it . Mary was unhappy when her fiance abandoned her, but she snapped out of it when she met a new young man. The coach told the lazy player to snap… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • snap out of — verb To terminate a mood or emotional state suddenly. I felt sad that he had left, but I had to snap out of it and get on with my life …   Wiktionary

  • snap out of — phr verb Snap out of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑stupor …   Collocations dictionary

  • snap out of it — informal you can t tell a clinically depressed person to just snap out of it Syn: recover, get a grip, pull oneself together, get over it, get better, cheer up, perk up; informal buck up …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • snap out of it — to make an effort to stop being unhappy or upset He s depressed – you can t just tell him to snap out of it …   English dictionary

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