ease\ back\ on

To cease doing something.

Ease up on the sarcasm. OR He doesn't like me like that, so I'll ease back on hanging out with him. OR I told that dumbass at the bar to ease up on the sauce. OR Ease up on the computer or you'll go blind.


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