English version

tail off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtail off (also tail away British English) phrasal verb1 STOP HAPPENINGto become gradually less, smaller etc, and often stop or disappear completely Profits tailed off towards the end of the year.2 written if someone’s voice tails off, it becomes quieter and then stops ‘I didn’t mean ...’ Her voice tailed off in embarrassment. tail→ See Verb table
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Verb table
tail
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytail
he, she, ittails
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytailed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tailed
he, she, ithas tailed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tailed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tail
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tailed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tailing
he, she, itis tailing
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you, we, theyare tailing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tailing
you, we, theywere tailing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tailing
he, she, ithas been tailing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tailing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tailing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tailing
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