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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+)

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soft on

Attracted to or emotionally involved with, as in He's been soft on Margaret for years. This usage was first recorded in 1840.
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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