slacken off

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Synonyms for slacken off

become less intense

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Other teams in mid-table will be safe and might slacken off, when we'll still be at it.
Hudson urges Bluebirds not to slacken off CARDIFF CITY skipper Mark Hudson has promised there will be no let-up to the Bluebirds' blistering start to the season when Bristol Rovers arrive for a Carling Cup second round clash tomorrow night.
He said: "Maybe some people, the players, the staff, plugged into the fact that we could maybe slacken off 2, 3, 4, 5 %, and that's what we did.
So much for plateauing," says Warren Philp, CMHC's Northern Ontario market analyst, who predicted home starts would slacken off in 2006 from the historic highs of the previous two years.
Little is keen to ensure Tranmere don't slacken off the effort after surging up the Division Two table with four wins and two draws from the last six games.
He is a great coach with a great track record and you can't slacken off against a team like that.
Japan's Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Takeo Hiranuma told White House economic adviser Lawrence Lindsey on Wednesday that Japan will keep up its efforts for economic reforms and will not slacken off because of recent signs of the economy bottoming out, a Japanese official said.
The scoring indices must be swerved tonight because it only takes one team to unexpectedly slacken off to ruin a bet.
He said: "The relegation play-off is a good idea because I don't like teams being able to slacken off with nothing to play for.
Tipp have had a tendency to go through lull periods in games where, after being on top, they slacken off for 10 or 15 minutes.
At half–time I told the lads they could not slacken off and we knew they would keep coming back at us.
Fortunately we have been able to match them so far but it would be easy to get left behind and we cannot afford to slacken off for a moment.
28 (Xinhua-ANI): Iran's permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali Asghar Soltanieh said here Tuesday that the Islamic republic will not slacken off its "inalienable" nuclear rights.
The manager nods to the foreman and leaves, but we don't slacken off.
Roger Johnson agreed with Gardner that Blues must not slacken off in the league.