With the shock factor having worn off
somewhat -- for those abreast of the situation, it was possible to watch the film and appreciate its finer points, of which there are many.
As for visiting artists, it's clear the sheen has not worn off
Frank Gehry's still-gleaming Walt Disney Concert Hall, with a bevy of world-class conductors and soloists making pilgrimages to what several well-traveled artists have already declared one of the world's finest concert venues.
The first flush of love has obviously worn off
as Britney doesn't mind looking like a slob in front of him any longer.
After the drug's effect had worn off
, the researchers temporarily inserted a hair-thin electrode into each volunteer's brain to measure electrical signals emitted by cells in a Parkinson's-implicated area called the subthalamic nucleus.
Our Sentinels have developed shiny spots where the paint has worn off
Most of the ribbon remains; parts of the seal are still decipherable, but other parts have worn off
Either these patients had misreported the drug allergy, or it had worn off
over the years.
The shock has worn off
, but the gravity is still here,'' said Pat O'Brien, commander of the American Legion Post 377.
The novelty of B2B has worn off
, and the realities are now setting in.