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English definition of “off”

off

adverb (AWAY FROM)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
B1 away from a place or position, especially the present place, position, or time: He drove off at the most incredible speed. Keep the dog on the lead or he'll just run off. Someone's run off with (= taken) my pen. I'm just going off to the shops. If we can get off (= leave) early tomorrow morning we'll avoid most of the traffic. I'm off now - see you tomorrow. She's off to Canada next week. I saw her off (= said goodbye) at the station. The exams are so far off that I'm not even thinking about them yet.Distant in space and time
(Definition of off adverb (AWAY FROM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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