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English definition of “go off”

go off

(FOOD) UK phrasal verb with go     /ɡəʊ/ US  /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B2 If food or drink goes off, it is not good to eat or drink any more because it is too old: This bacon smells a bit funny - do you think it's gone off? → See also off adjectiveDecaying and staying fresh
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