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English definition of “off”


adverb (GET RID OF)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
in such a way as to get rid of something: We went out for a while to walk off some of our dinner. He's gone to sleep off a headache. There's no point in getting upset about such remarks - you've just got to laugh them off.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of off adverb (GET RID OF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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