English version

taper off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtaper off phrasal verbLESSto decrease gradually Profits may be tapering off in the near future. taper→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
taper offTowards sunset, the rain began to taper off.
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Verb table
taper
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytaper
he, she, ittapers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytapered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tapered
he, she, ithas tapered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tapered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill taper
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tapered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tapering
he, she, itis tapering
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you, we, theyare tapering
Past
I, he, she, itwas tapering
you, we, theywere tapering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tapering
he, she, ithas been tapering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tapering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tapering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tapering
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