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Going to let up !!!
Robin Say, do you think there's any chance this rain is going to let up ?
Edmond It's unlikely. The weather service said that mudslides have blocked off parts of Highway 20, and there's a danger of flash floods in the immeiate area.
Robin I was thinking I could avoid the floods by driving west.
Edmond that's not advisable. If you go west, you'll be driving straight into tornado Alley. There are reports of funnel clouds around Clark, and that's just 35 miles away.
Robin Well, then maybe I should rive east toward the mountains.
Edmond There are two wildfires raging out of control east of here. They've contained one, but don't expect to get the other one under control until tomorrow. It's probably best if you stay put.
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Let up - a reduction in strength or intensity

 
Example : The rain has let up so we can go out.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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