ease up/off Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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ease up/off

phrasal verb with ease uk   us   /iːz/ verb

(STOP)

to gradually stop or become less: At last the rain began to ease off.

(WORK LESS)

to start to work less or do things with less energy: As he got older, he started to ease up a little.

(TREAT LESS SEVERELY)

to start to treat someone less severely: I wish his supervisor would ease up on him a bit.
Translations of “ease up/off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止, 逐漸停止, 減少,減輕…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止, 逐渐停止, 减少,减轻…
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