Idiom: tail off
— Could you please repeat your question? Your voice tailed off at the end and I couldn’t hear you.
— The fastest runners sprinted ahead of the pack and the slowest runners tailed off at the halfway mark.
— You could tell by the way she tailed off at the end of her question that she regretted asking it.
— The applause never tailed off so the band came back to play a third encore.
— Our sales normally tail off during July and increase again in September.
— My son's visits home have tailed off to once every few years.
— I could hear mom screaming but her voice slowly tailed off as we rode away on our bikes.
— I thought I'd always love football but my interest tailed off after college.
— His service speed began to tail off in the fifth set of the tennis match.
— After two quarters of record growth, profits tailed off to three percent this quarter.
— My enthusiasm for reality television tailed off once I found a job and didn't have a lot of time to waste.
— When my boyfriend's texts and calls started to tail off, I knew he was interested in someone else.
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