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What's the meaning of "dial it down a notch" ?

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    This is a humorous term to point out that a person is to excited. They are being hyper like a child - and they may or may not be a child. It can also be used for any extreme emotion including happiness or anger.

     

    We would say "turn it down a notch". Lower the thermostate a notch, or lower it one or two degrees.

    This is an informal expression used when asking, or instructing, someone to be quiet or to calm down.

    calm down or lower something, like your voice or if you're very bouncy on that particular day.

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