English version

wear off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwear off phrasal verb1 STOP HAPPENINGif pain or the effect of something wears off, it gradually stops The effects of the anaesthetic were starting to wear off.2 the novelty wears offBORING used to say that you stop feeling interested or excited about something because it is no longer new It was funny for a while but the novelty soon wore off. wear→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wear offThe effects of child abuse never wear off.The kids spent hours on the computer at first, but the novelty soon wore off.The pain got worse as the anaesthetic wore off.The effects of the anaesthetic will wear off within a few hours.The shock has not worn off yet and he seems to be walking around in a daze.Once the initial shock has worn off you'll realize that things aren't as bad as you first thought.the novelty wears offMaybe Antonietta herself will tire of me when the novelty wears off.But as time wears on, the novelty wears off and dissatisfaction results.Once the novelty has worn off, most of these kitchen gadgets just sit in the cupboard, unused for years.After the novelty wears off, the Internet can be a very dull place.
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Verb table
wear
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywear
he, she, itwears
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywore
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave worn
he, she, ithas worn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad worn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wear
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have worn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wearing
he, she, itis wearing
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you, we, theyare wearing
Past
I, he, she, itwas wearing
you, we, theywere wearing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wearing
he, she, ithas been wearing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wearing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wearing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wearing
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