ease up/off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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ease up/off

phrasal verb with ease uk   us   /iːz/ verb

ease up/off (STOP)

to ​graduallystop or ​become less: At last the ​rainbegan to ​ease off.

ease up/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.


to ​start to ​treat someone less ​severely: I ​wish his ​supervisor would ​ease up on him a ​bit.
(Definition of ease up/off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ease up/off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止, 逐渐停止, 减少,减轻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止, 逐漸停止, 減少,減輕…
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