eased up on; easing up on; eases up on
Definition of ease up on
1 : to treat (someone) in a less harsh or demanding way The students might respond better if the teacher eased up on them a little.
2 : to apply less pressure to (something) ease up on the accelerator
3 : to do or use less of (something) My doctor told me I should ease up on fatty foods.
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