to ease off
to reduce pressure on somebody/something: I think you should ease off on this issue or it might be a deal breaker.
to calm down: The storm should ease off soon.
to eat away/into
to destroy slowly: The fall in sales is eating away at profits.
to eat (something) up
to consume all of something: The income tax rise is going to eat up all my bonus.
to egg (someone) on
to encourage: If we can egg them on a little with some additional incentive, I think they’ll agree to our terms.
to eke out
to make something last as long as possible: We should be able to eke out this income for another couple of months.
to earn enough only for a basic existence: She eked out a living taking in laundry for over 20 years.
to embark on/upon
to start doing something: Make sure you check the regulations before you embark upon the project.