trail away/off

phrasal verb
trailed away/off; trailing away/off; trails away/off

Definition of trail away/off

used to say that someone's voice becomes softer and softer and then stopsShe started asking him a question, but then her voice trailed off.

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“Trail away/off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trail%20away%2Foff. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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