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tail off

phrasal verb with tail uk   us   /teɪl/ verb [T]
to ​reduce in ​amount or ​becomelower in ​level: His ​voicetailed off as he ​drifted into ​sleep. The ​profitstailed off after a few ​years.
(Definition of tail off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tail off

 /ˈteɪl ˈɔf/
phrasal verb with tail  us   /teɪl/ verb [T] infml
to ​becomegradually less or ​smaller: Profits tailed off in the last ​half of the ​year.
(Definition of tail off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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