beat the heat

idiom

Definition of beat the heat

: to remain cool in hot weather His favorite way of beating the heat is to have a couple of cold beers.

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“Beat the heat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%20the%20heat. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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