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Translation of "off" - English-Spanish dictionary

off

adverb /of/
away (from a place, time etc) fuera 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 libre He’s taking tomorrow off He’s off today. completely completamente Finish off your work. not as good as usual, or as it should be malo, mediocre His work has gone off recently (of food) rotten pasado, caducado This milk has gone off – we can’t drink it (also adjective) That meat is certainly off. out of a vehicle, train etc fuera The bus stopped and we got off. cancelled anulado 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 ( off-color) not very well indispuesto She’s a bit off-colour this morning. offhand adjective acting or speaking so casually that one is being rude brusco, descortés offhand behaviour. offhandedly adverb bruscamente I felt that she behaved somewhat off-handedly. offhandedness noun brusquedad off-licence noun (British ) a shop/store that sells alcohol in bottles and cans for customers to take away; liquor store (American) tienda de licores offline adjective, adverb using a computer, but not connected to the Internet sin conexión I read the email offline. (of computer equipment) not connected directly to a computer desconectado The printer is currently offline. 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 terrenal, de tierra Strong offshore winds are forecast for this afternoon. offside adverb (in football/soccer, hockey etc) in a position (not allowed by the rules) between the ball and the opponents’ goal en fuera de juego The referee disallowed the goal because one of the players had moved offside (also adjective) He was in an offside position. offspring noun ( plural offspring) (formal, humorous) someone’s child or children hijos parents who allow their badly behaved offspring to run around shouting and screaming. an animal’s baby or babies cría An adult giraffe must protect its offspring against various predators. off-white adjective not quite white, eg slightly yellow etc de color hueso, blanquecino an off-white dress. badly adjective ( well off) poor, rich bien/mal de dinero The family was quite well off. be off with you! go away! ¡vete! in the offing about to happen en perspectiva 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 noun the period, at a hotel, holiday resort etc, when there are few visitors temporada baja It’s very quiet here in 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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