Meaning of “get (sb) off” in the English Dictionary

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"get (sb) off" in British English

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get (sb) off

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

(SLEEP)

UK to start sleeping, or to help a baby to start sleeping:

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)

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