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go off en inglés británico

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go off

phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone

(STOP WORKING)

B1 If a light or a machine goes off, it stops working:

The lights went off in several villages because of the storm.

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(EXPLODE)

C1 If a bomb goes off, it explodes:

The bomb went off at midday.

C1 If a gun goes off, it fires:

His gun went off accidentally.

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(FOOD)

B2 UK If food or drink goes off, it is not good to eat or drink any more because it is too old:

This bacon smells a bit funny - do you think it's gone off?
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(NOISE)

B2 If a warning device goes off, it starts to ring loudly or make a loud noise:

The alarm should go off automatically as soon as smoke is detected.
Didn't you hear your alarm clock going off this morning?

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(Definición de go off del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

go off en inglés americano

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go off

phrasal verb with go us /ɡoʊ/ verb present tense goes, present participle going, past tense went /went/ , past participle gone /ɡɔn, ɡɑn/

to explode, or to fire bullets:

The deer ran away just before the hunter’s gun went off.

If a special signal or an electronic device goes off, it warns people that there is danger or that something is wrong:

What do they do if the metal detector goes off?

(Definición de go off del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)