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get (sb) off

phrasal verb with get uk   us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US usually gotten)
  • (SLEEP)

UK to ​startsleeping, or to ​help a ​baby to ​startsleeping: It was so ​hot that I didn't get off (to ​sleep) till three o'clock. I've been ​trying to get the ​baby off (to ​sleep) for an ​hour!
  • (PLEASURE)

slang to have or give someone an ​orgasm: They got off at the same ​time.
(Definition of get (sb) off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get (sb) off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 入睡, (使)入睡…
in Chinese (Traditional) 入睡, (使)入睡…
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