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tail off

verb
1.
(adverb, usually intransitive) to decrease or cause to decrease in quantity, degree, etc, esp gradually: his interest in collecting stamps tailed off over the years
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Slang definitions & phrases for tail off

one's ass off

adverb phrase

Very hard; one's best; to one's utmost: I worked my ass off for that ungrateful jerk/ listen to that drummer play his buns off


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Idioms and Phrases with tail off

tail off

Also, tail away. Diminish gradually, subside, as in The fireworks tailed off into darkness. [ Mid-1800s ]
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