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Arguments are healthy. They clear the air.
John Deacon

Meaning of "clear the air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLEAR THE AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLEAR THE AIR

clear
clear as mud
clear away
clear off
clear out
clear round
clear the decks
clear up
clear-cut
clear-eyed
clear-fell
clear-headed
clear-headedly
clear-headedness
clear-out
clear-sighted
clear-sightedly
clear-sightedness
clear-up rate
clearable

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLEAR THE AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
compressed air
fresh air
give someone the air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
light air
lighter than air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of clear the air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «clear the air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLEAR THE AIR

Find out the translation of clear the air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of clear the air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «clear the air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

清除空气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

limpiar el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

clear the air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा साफ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تنقية الأجواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

очистить воздух
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

limpar o ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এয়ার পরিষ্কার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

assainir l´air
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membersihkan udara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

klare Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誤解を解く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공기를 취소
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbusak langit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rõ ràng không khí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காற்று துடைக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवा स्वच्छ करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

havayı Temizle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pulire l´aria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oczyścić powietrze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

очистити повітря
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

goli de aer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθαρίσετε τον αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duidelik die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rensa luften
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klare luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clear the air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLEAR THE AIR»

The term «clear the air» is regularly used and occupies the 94.759 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLEAR THE AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about clear the air

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2 QUOTES WITH «CLEAR THE AIR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word clear the air.
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John Deacon
Arguments are healthy. They clear the air.
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Heather Locklear
First of all, I would like to clear the air on one thing. Alison has slept with more men than Amanda; Sydney has slept with more men than Amanda; I think Matt has slept with more men than Amanda.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLEAR THE AIR»

Discover the use of clear the air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clear the air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child
'Take a Deep Breath' will enable you to do just that, take a deep breath, and get a better, clearer understanding of what's goin.
Nina L. Shapiro, 2011
2
Let's Clear the Air: 10 Reasons Not to Start Smoking
Drawn from real-life stories and interviews, and featuring important health facts and quotes, this timely guide presents ten reasons why readers should not start smoking and discusses a vast array of issues including the media's portrayal ...
‎2007
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
idioms clear the air 1 to make the air cooler, fresher and more comfortable: The rain has helped clear the air. 2 to remove the bad feelings between people: I had a massive argument with Sue, but at least it has cleared the air. • clear the decks  ...
‎2008
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Let's Clear the Air: 10 Reasons Not to Start Smoking
Drawn from real-life stories and interviews, and featuring important health facts and quotes, this timely guide presents ten reasons why readers should not start smoking and discusses a vast array of issues including the media's portrayal ...
Lobster Press, 2009
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S. 131 : the Clear Skies Act of 2005 : hearing
CATF, on behalf of the Clear the Air power plant campaign, recently commissioned Abt Associates to quantify the health impacts of fine particulate pollution from power plants. This study, and the CATF/Clear the Air report that accompanied it ...
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
clean up clear the air clean up 1. pastroj, fshij □ / wish you 'd clean up your mess after you have been repairing your bicycle. □ They would stay behind to help me clean up the classroom. 2. pastroj, spastroj (nga kriminelet etj.) □ It's time that ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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The air
... in its vicinity, and incorporating them in its mass. The violence with which the water descended in this case, and the short time required to clear the air of amass of cloud, — which, both from its darkness, and from the great quantity of water ...
Robert Mudie, 1835
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
[Mid-18005] clear the air Eliminate confusion, dispel controversy or emotional tension, as in His letter has cleared the air; we now know where he stands. This idiom alludes to an atmosphere cleared of sultriness by a storm. [Late 18005] clear ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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A Complete Body of Doctrinal and Practical Divinity: Or, A ...
... and be met by his saints in the air, he will clear the air of all the devils in it; he will lay hold of Satan, the 42(? OF THE N-EW WORLD,
John Gill, 1796
10
Doctrinal Divinity
... until their full torment; and here they are hovering over our heads, watching all opportunities to tempt, disturb, and distress the sons of men: but when Christ shall come in the clouds, and be met by his saints in the air, he will clear the air of all ...
John Gill

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLEAR THE AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clear the air is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gov. Herbert Encourages Utahns to Take Clear the Air Challenge
“The Clear the Air Challenge has caused thousands of Utahns to evaluate their transportation choices, and I encourage businesses and ... «Utah Policy, Jul 15»
2
Vyapam: Is Chouhan's request for CBI probe a last-minute face …
But with the recent unfortunate developments and demand from certain quarters and to clear the air, the state government pleads for the CBI ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
3
Umno man: Zeti must clear the air for Najib's sake
Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz must clear Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of any wrongdoing as he is being accused of manipulating his power and ... «Malaysiakini, Jul 15»
4
Air pollution warning expanded in Minnesota due to smoke from …
But the rains on Sunday helped clear the air. “Then another weather front brought a new wave of this problem. … We're at the mercy of the way ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Utah residents can help "Clear the Air"
To help improve the state's air quality, thousands of Utah residents are expected to drive less this month as part of the annual Clear the Air ... «Cache Valley Daily, Jul 15»
6
Was never involved in wrongdoing: Raina
"In the wake of recent media reports about me, I would like to make my fans around the world aware and clear the air that I have always played ... «Times Now.tv, Jul 15»
7
How you can be a 'Clean Air Hero'
“Our goal is to help make Utah a better place to live and play and we believe that the Clear the Air Challenge is one of the ways that all Utahns ... «Good4Utah, Jul 15»
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Clear the Air Challenge begins July 1
Now in its 7th year, the Clear the Air Challenge is a month long competition starting July 1 that gives you the chance to reduce your vehicle emissions by ... «Good4Utah, Jun 15»
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Larry Nance Jr sent this message to Kobe Bryant to clear the air after …
Larry Nance Jr's past came back to haunt him last Thursday when an old tweet about Kobe Bryant resurfaced and caused a little controversy. «Cleveland Sun Times, Jun 15»
10
Clear the air on school closures says Seiveright
JLP Caretaker for St. Thomas Eastern Delano Seiveright is today calling on the Ministry of Education to name the Primary schools that will be ... «Go Jamaica, Jun 15»

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