Dictionary: Letter E

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ease in [ease (somebody) into something] (insep) Get help to do something or start doing it gradually.

ease off (insep) (pain, rain, snow, traffic) Becomes less intense.

ease out (insep) Make somebody leave a job or place.

ease up ease off

eat away [eat something away] Destroy something by eating or by chemical  action.

eat in (insep) When you eat in, you eat at home. eat out

eat out (insep) Eat in a restaurant. dine out eat in

eat up [eat up, eat something up] Finish eating.

egg on [egg somebody on] Encourage somebody to do something silly.

eke out 1 [eke something out](rations, pension, food) Make something last longer.

2 (existence, living, income) Try hard to make a living, usually with little money or food. scratch out

end up (insep) End somewhere or in a certain way after a series of events. wind up

explain away [explaing something away] Give an excuse to avoid blame.

eye up [eye somebody up] Look at somebody in a way that shows you are sexually interested in them.

 

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