View Poll Results: She eased ____ the accelerator to slow down a little.

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Thread: Ease

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    Ease


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    She eased up on the accelerator.

    :)

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    That's cheating. )))))

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    Re: Ease

    Hi, guys

    So, my take is that:
    I can ease off the accelerator and
    I can ease up on the accelerator.

    Am I right ?

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    Re: Ease

    I think both are physically possible and will provide the same amount of vehicle reaction!

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    Re: Ease

    I would say ease off, it sounds good.

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    Re: Ease

    Quote Originally Posted by IAN GIBSON View Post
    I would say ease off, it sounds good.
    Welcome to the forums, IAN GIBSON! I hope you will become a frequent visitor!

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    Re: Ease

    Just ease must use, no any prepositions.
    ease : she eased it
    ease off : it eased off, because she eased it.

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    agreed:

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    She eased up on the accelerator.

    :)
    Hi,

    Yes the answer is eased up.

    Thanks

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    Re: Ease

    I think "ease off"
    "Ease off" means "reduce pressure"
    is that oke ?

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