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"get off" in British English

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get off

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
to ​leave a ​place, usually in ​order to ​start a ​journey: If we can get off by seven o'clock, the ​roads will be ​clearer. informal to ​leavework with ​permission, usually at the end of the ​day: How early can you get off this ​afternoon?
(Definition of get off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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get off

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (-tt-, got, got, or US gotten)
[I or T] informal to ​leavework with ​permission, usually at the end of the day: If the ​factoryworkers have ​met their ​quotas for the week, they can get off early on Friday afternoon.
(Definition of get off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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