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Spanish translation of “off”


adverb /of/
away (from a place, time etc) He walked off She cut her hair off The holidays are only a week off She took off her coat. not working; not giving power etc
apagado, cerrado
The water’s off Switch off the light.
not at work He’s taking tomorrow off He’s off today. completely Finish off your work. not as good as usual, or as it should be His work has gone off recently (of food) rotten This milk has gone off – we can’t drink it (also adjective) That meat is certainly off. out of a vehicle, train etc The bus stopped and we got off. cancelled The marriage is off. off-chance noun a slight chance
por si acaso
We waited, on the off-chance (that) he might come.
off-colour adjective (American off-color) not very well She’s a bit off-colour this morning. offhand adjective acting or speaking so casually that one is being rude offhand behaviour. offhandedly adverb
offhandedness noun offshore adjective in or on the sea, not far from the coast
de la costa
offshore oil wells.
(of winds) blowing away from the coast, out to sea Strong offshore winds are forecast for this afternoon.
offside adverb (in football, hockey etc) in a position (not allowed by the rules) between the ball and the opponentsgoal
en fuera de juego
The referee disallowed the goal because one of the players was offside.
off-white adjective not quite white, eg slightly yellow etc an off-white dress. badly ( well off) poor, rich
bien/mal de dinero
The family was quite well off.
be off with you! go away!
in the offing about to happen He has a new job in the offing. off and on / on and off sometimes; occasionally
de vez en cuando, a ratos
I see him off and on at the club.
the off season adjective (etc) off-season rates.
(Definition of off from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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