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English definition of “trail away/off”

trail away/off

phrasal verb with trail     /treɪl/ verb
If someone's voice trails away or off, it gradually becomes quieter until it stops.Falling silent and not speaking
(Definition of trail away/off from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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