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soft landing

noun phrase

A slowing of the economy without a crash or recession: A weakening dollar clearly holds risks for the White House, where prospects of a soft landing after 48 months of economic growth offered some hope (1980s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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soft on

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Attracted to or emotionally involved with, as in He's been soft on Margaret for years. This usage was first recorded in 1840.
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Not stern, lenient, especially too much so. For example, Some think the court has been soft on violent protesters. This usage was first recorded in 1883.
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