blow hot and cold (about something)


blow hot and cold (about something)
blow hot and ˈcold (about sth) idiom
(informal) to change your opinion about sth often
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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary

  • hot — [ hat ] adjective *** ▸ 1 very high in temperature ▸ 2 food: with spices ▸ 3 involving strong emotion ▸ 4 exciting and interesting ▸ 5 very good/skillful/lucky ▸ 6 difficult/dangerous ▸ 7 involving sex ▸ 8 determined to do something ▸ 9 busy ▸ 10 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hot — hot1 W2S1 [hɔt US ha:t] adj comparative hotter superlative hottest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(high temperature)¦ 2¦(spicy)¦ 3¦(very popular/fashionable)¦ 4¦(good)¦ 5¦(sexy)¦ 6¦(difficult/dangerous)¦ 7 a hot issue/topic etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot — 1 adjective hotter, hottest HIGH TEMPERATURE 1 WEATHER/FOOD/LIQUID ETC having a high temperature: It s too hot in here shall I open a window? | a nice hot bath | How hot is the water? | the hottest summer I can remember | hot countries | red hot… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold — 1 adjective 1 OBJECTS/SURFACES/LIQUIDS/ROOMS ETC having a low temperature: a blast of cold air | We slept on the cold ground. | feel cold: The office always feels so cold first thing on Monday morning. | ice/stone/freezing cold (=very cold): The… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English