after the dust clears
or[when the dust settles] {adv. phr.} When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. * /John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim's father had just died, he replied, "Thanks. I'd like to come after the dust settles."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • after\ the\ dust\ clears — • after the dust clears • when the dust settles adv. phr. When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, thanks. I d like to come after the dust… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • after the dust clears — or[when the dust settles] {adv. phr.} When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. * /John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, Thanks. I d like to come after the dust settles. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • when\ the\ dust\ settles — • after the dust clears • when the dust settles adv. phr. When a troubling, confusing, or disastrous event is finally over. John invited Tim for dinner, but since Tim s father had just died, he replied, thanks. I d like to come after the dust… …   Словарь американских идиом

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