ease down


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ease down

To physically lower someone or something slowly and carefully. A noun or pronoun can be used between "ease" and "down." The paramedics eased the skydiver down from the tree and then began evaluating his injuries.
See also: down, ease

ease (someone or something) down

(from something ) to bring someone or something downward from something gently. The rescuers eased the injured hiker down from the mountain. They eased down the hiker carefully.
See also: down, ease
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As these influences feed through to mainstream inflation over the next few months, retail price inflation will ease down.
When the forceful summer sun glares powerfully on sections of the floor-to-ceiling glass, window shades noiselessly ease down, moving back up again in time for patrons to catch dramatic, romantic sunsets.
Lazzaz, having been driven along in second place with no chance of catching the winner Neckar Valley, was two lengths clear of Dinofelis with 100 yards to run, but then Carroll began to ease down.
Colin Harvey always used to say start quickly, because you can always ease down if the pace is too quick, but it's much harder to go up a gear.
David England, riding the half-length winner Wun Chai, appeared to ease down at the same time but went unpunished.
Mr Combustible's horses are still on a hot streak, and you can bet your life Darryll Holland won't ease down if he is leading on FAITHFUL WARRIOR in the 1m handicap (4.