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stop off somewhere

verb uk phrasal verb with stop   /stɒp/ us    /stɑːp/ (-pp-)
to visit or stay at a place for a short time when you are going somewhere else: I'll stop off at the shops on my way home and get some wine. We're going to stop off in Paris for a couple of days before heading south.
Translations of “stop off somewhere”
in Chinese (Traditional) 中途拜訪,中途停留(在某處)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中途拜访,中途停留(在某处)…
(Definition of stop off somewhere from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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