dwindle away


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dwindle away

(to something) and dwindle down (to something) to shrink, contract, or diminish to something. The noise dwindled away to nothing. It just dwindled down and was gone.
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The company should be looking for other work streams rather than let us all just dwindle away.
There's another thing I said - when Audley loses he will dwindle away and will never be seen again.
But if pounds 22m were on the table from elsewhere, a figure that would dwindle away to nothing in just 12 months' time, the arguments in favour of cashing in grow swiftly.
Both major parties have allowed our stock of playing fields to dwindle away and there is nothing to make us think that either one would beat the poor record of the other.
The colony can then dwindle away or the Cape bees can raise a new queen bee of their own to complete their conquest.
The analysts predict that the vast majority of sites in existence will either be swallowed up by larger more established players or just dwindle away.
Watching their national title hopes dwindle away after one poor third quarter, the LSU Tigers look to regroup against the up-and-coming South Carolina Gamecocks at Tiger Stadium.
Oil prices are anticipated to dwindle away on a gradual basis following
But yesterday sub-postmasters and MPs joined forces to warn "enough is enough" and call on ministers to start preserving the network ( and not allow it to dwindle away.
It is a healthy position but we also know that if we do not play well that position will dwindle away.
But the money put in could dwindle away to nothing, with no protection for investors.
In the 60s people had money, so they just seemed to dwindle away.
I have seen it before where a team loses a massive game and then just let's their challenge dwindle away and they drop out of the play-offs.
Churches of all denominations have seen congregations dwindle away.
I used to let those things affect me and I learned if you just let them go they just kind of dwindle away.