trail off

phr verb
Trail off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑voice, ↑word

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • trail off — ˌtrail a ˈway ˌtrail ˈoff [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they trail away he/she/it trails away pr …   Useful english dictionary

  • trail off — phrasal verb trail away or trail off [intransitive] Word forms trail away : present tense I/you/we/they trail away he/she/it trails away present participle trailing away past tense trailed away past participle trailed away if someone s voice or… …   English dictionary

  • trail off — UK US trail off Phrasal Verb with trail({{}}/treɪl/ verb ► to become less or smaller: »Volume trailed off from Thursday s heavy load, with 1.1 billion shares changing hands. » Borrowing to buy new cars trailed off sharply …   Financial and business terms

  • trail off — or trail away PHRASAL VERB If a speaker s voice or a speaker trails off or trails away, their voice becomes quieter and they hesitate until they stop speaking completely. [V P] But he had no reason. He of all men... Kate s voice trailed off. Syn …   English dictionary

  • trail off — to become quieter. His voice trailed off weakly and we could not hear the rest of what he said. The wail of the sirens finally trailed away almost completely …   New idioms dictionary

  • trail off — fade away, die …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˌtrail ˈoff — phrasal verb if someone s voice trails away, they gradually become silent …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • trail away — ● trail * * * ˌtrail a ˈway ˌtrail ˈoff [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they trail away he/she/it trails away …   Useful english dictionary

  • trail — trail1 [ treıl ] noun count ** ▸ 1 path in countryside ▸ 2 series of marks/objects ▸ 3 damage/harm ▸ 4 connected evidence ▸ 5 series of activities ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a path through the countryside, especially one designed for walking for pleasure:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trail away — phrasal verb trail away or trail off [intransitive] Word forms trail away : present tense I/you/we/they trail away he/she/it trails away present participle trailing away past tense trailed away past participle trailed away if someone s voice or… …   English dictionary

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