blow+hot+and+cold

  • 1 blow hot and cold — {v. phr.} To change your ways or likes often; be fickle or changeable. * /Tom blows hot and cold about coming out for the baseball team; he cannot decide./ * /Mary blew hot and cold about going to college; every day she changed her mind./ * /The… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 blow hot and cold — {v. phr.} To change your ways or likes often; be fickle or changeable. * /Tom blows hot and cold about coming out for the baseball team; he cannot decide./ * /Mary blew hot and cold about going to college; every day she changed her mind./ * /The… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 blow hot and cold — If you blow hot and cold on an idea, your attitude and opinion keeps changing; one minute you are for it, the next you are against …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 4 blow hot and cold — ► blow hot and cold vacillate. Main Entry: ↑blow …

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  • 5 blow hot and cold — VACILLATE, dither, shilly shally, waver, be indecisive, change one s mind, be undecided, be uncertain, be unsure; Brit. haver, hum and haw; Scottish swither. → hot * * * phrasal : to be favorable at one moment and adverse the next : react or… …

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  • 6 blow hot and cold —    If you blow hot and cold on an idea, your attitude and opinion keeps changing; one minute you are for it, the next you are against.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you blow hot and cold about something, you constantly change your… …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 7 Blow hot and cold —   If you blow hot and cold on an idea, your attitude and opinion keeps changing; one minute you are for it, the next you are against …

    Dictionary of English idioms

  • 8 blow\ hot\ and\ cold — v. phr. To change your ways or likes often; be fickle or changeable. Tom blows hot and cold about coming out for the baseball team; he cannot decide. Mary blew hot and cold about going to college; every day she changed her mind. The boys will get …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 9 blow hot and cold — verb To behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion. He blows hot and cold. He will speak for or against. Syn …

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  • 10 blow hot and cold — to be enthusiastic one moment and not interested the next. It s impossible to have a healthy relationship with someone who blows hot and cold all the time …

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  • 11 blow hot and cold — when it comes to her romantic interest in him, she blows hot and cold Syn: vacillate, dither, shilly shally, waver, be indecisive, change one s mind, be undecided, be uncertain, be unsure, hem and haw …

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  • 12 blow hot and cold —  Waver, change one’s opinion back and forth.  ► “The official attitude toward foreigners blows hot and cold with the economy.” (Economist, Dec. 12, 1994, p. 32) …

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  • 13 blow hot and cold — to change your mind a lot about whether you like someone or something The European Union keeps blowing hot and cold on the issue of membership …

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  • 14 blow hot and cold — alternate inconsistently between two moods, attitudes, etc. → blow …

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  • 15 blow hot and cold — Synonyms and related words: alternate, around the bush, back and fill, beat about, beg the question, bicker, boggle, cavil, change, chop and change, choplogic, dither, dodge, ebb and flow, equivocate, evade, evade the issue, fence, flounder,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 blow hot and cold — phrasal to be favorable at one moment and adverse the next …

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  • 17 blow hot and cold — idi to favor and then reject something by turns; vacillate …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 blow hot and cold (about something) — blow hot and ˈcold (about sth) idiom (informal) to change your opinion about sth often Main entry: ↑blowidiom …

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  • 19 To blow hot and cold — Blow Blow, v. i. [imp. {Blew} (bl[=u]); p. p. {Blown} (bl[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blowing}.] [OE. blawen, blowen, AS. bl[=a]wan to blow, as wind; akin to OHG. pl[=a]jan, G. bl[ a]hen, to blow up, swell, L. flare to blow, Gr. ekflai nein to spout… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 run hot and cold — verb To alternate between two opposite extremes, such as enthusiasm and disinterest or success and failure. Henriettas feelings for Delbert run hot and coldone minute shes hopelessly in love with him, and the next she cant stand the sight of him …

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