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Hi,

Could you please advise your opinion for me?


The heat will [ be gone / subside / lessen / weaken ] soon, I have air conditioning on.

(I think all of them are correct, however which one do you think is the most common to you?)


I am sure Panadol will [ subside / lessen / weaken / relieve / moderate / deaden ] the pain soon.

(I think all of them are correct, however which one do you think is the most common to you?)


The noise will [ be gone / subside / lessen / weaken / moderate / deaden ] after running a while.

(I think all of them are correct, however which one do you think is the most common to you?)


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John AkiThe heat will [ be gone / subside / lessen / weaken ] soon. I have the air conditioning on.

All OK except 'weaken'. 'lessen' is not used much either.

'be gone' and 'subside' are used about equally.

John AkiI am sure Panadol will [ subside / lessen / weaken / relieve / moderate / deaden ] the pain soon.

All OK except 'subside' and 'weaken'.

The most commonly used is 'relieve'.

John AkiThe noise will [ be gone / subside / lessen / weaken / moderate / deaden ] after running a while.

I can't make sense of this. If I hear noise, I can make it go away if I run for a while? Usually if I hear noise, I put my hands over my ears to make it go away. Emotion: smile

CJ

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Thanks Mr CJ,

I mean like a model car engine, it tends to be loud when it's started. After like 30 seconds then it quiet down a bit, no complete anyway. (Note, it doesn't have a muffler unlike a real car)


The noise from the engine will [ subside down / lessen down ] after running 30 seconds. (I guess "subside down"?)


Thanks

John Aki

Sorry to hassle you one more post here Mr CJ,

Am I correct in these wordings?


The wind will [ subside / weaken / lessen / moderate ] down soon. (The most common is "subside")

The storm will [ subside / weaken / lessen / moderate ] down soon. (The most common is "subside")

Her anger will [ subside / moderate ] down soon.

The flood will subside down soon.


Thanks in advance

John Aki

John AkiI mean like a model car engine

OK. That wasn't very clear from what you wrote.

John AkiThe noise from the engine will [ subside down / lessen down ] after running 30 seconds. (I guess "subside down"?)

OK (without 'down')

subside = go down OK!
subside down = go down down NO!

Same for 'lessen'.

CJ

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John AkiThe wind will [ subside / weaken / lessen / ?moderate ] down soon. (The most common is "subside")

Yes. The most common is "subside".

What weakens is the storm, the (storm ) system, the hurricane, the wind shear, the weather system.

The storm is weakening. / The temperature caused the hurricane to weaken.

John AkiThe storm will [ subside / weaken / ?lessen / ?moderate ] down soon. (The most common is "subside")

Yes.

John AkiHer anger will [ subside / moderate ] down soon.

OK as shown. 'moderate' is more formal.

John AkiThe flood will subside down soon.

OK as shown.

For some reason you are adding 'down' to everything now where you did not before. 'down' is wrong in these sentences. Emotion: sad

CJ

Thank you Mr CJ.


John Aki