Die Übersetzung von "off" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adverb /of/

away (from a place, time etc)

(pas d’équivalent français) Il est parti; Elle se fait couper les cheveux; Les vacances sont dans une semaine; Elle a enlevé son manteau
He walked off
She cut her hair off
The holidays are only a week off
She took off her coat.

not working; not giving power etc

en panne; hors circuit
The water’s off
Switch off the light.

not at work

en congé
He’s taking tomorrow off
He’s off today.


Finish off your work.

not as good as usual, or as it should be

His work has gone off recently

(of food) rotten

This milk has gone off – we can’t drink it
(also adjective) That meat is certainly off.

out of a vehicle, train etc

hors de
The bus stopped and we got off.


The marriage is off.
off-chance noun

a slight chance

au cas oû
We waited, on the off-chance (that) he might come.
off-colour adjective (American off-color)

not very well

She’s a bit off-colour this morning.
offhand adjective

acting or speaking so casually that one is being rude

offhand behaviour.
offhandedly adverb

offhandedness noun

désinvolture, sans-gêne
offshore adjective

in or on the sea, not far from the coast

côtier, en mer
offshore oil wells.

(of winds) blowing away from the coast, out to sea

de terre
Strong offshore winds are forecast for this afternoon.
offside adverb

(in football, hockey etc) in a position (not allowed by the rules) between the ball and the opponents’ goal

The referee disallowed the goal because one of the players was offside.
off-white adjective

not quite white, eg slightly yellow etc

blanc cassé
an off-white dress.
badly ( well off)

poor, rich

dans la gêne; aisé
The family was quite well off.
be off with you!

go away!

allez-vous en! va-t-en!
in the offing

about to happen

en vue
He has a new job in the offing.
off and on / on and off

sometimes; occasionally

de temps à autre
I see him off and on at the club.
the off season adjective (etc)

off-season rates.

(de) morte-saison; hors-saison

(Die Übersetzung von "off" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)