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run sth off

verb uk phrasal verb with run   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run) us  
If you run off copies of something, you print them: [+ two objects] Could you run me off five copies of this, please? to quickly and easily write something that is usually slow or difficult to write, such as a piece of poetry or music: Kate can run off a sonnet in half an hour on any subject you like.
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