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    Ease


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    She eased up on the accelerator.

    :)

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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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    Re: Ease

    Both has basically same meaning. So how should I vote for both?

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    Re: Ease

    Quote Originally Posted by bebe heart View Post
    Both has basically same meaning. So how should I vote for both?
    You shouldn't- Araponga has the right idea in https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...l=1#post961602

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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

    Perfect. Ease up requires an additional "on," so I vote for "ease off."

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