Phrasal Verbs with 'Tail'

Tail away

Become silent or inaudible

Example: His voice TAILED AWAY when he was speaking about what he'd done wrong.

Tail back

Form a traffic jam

Example: The traffic TAILED BACK for several miles after the accident.

Tail off

Become silent or inaudible

Example: The voices TAILED OFF when she entered.

Tail off

Decrease

Example: Profits TAILED OFF sharply in the last quarter of the year as a result of the increase in the price of oil.