tail off

phrasal verb
tailed off; tailing off; tails off

Definition of tail off

: to become smaller or quieter in a gradual way Our productivity tailed off last year. She started to ask a question and then her voice tailed off.

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“Tail off.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tail%20off. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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