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English definition of “be off your food”

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be off your food

UK to not want to eat, usually because you are ill
Translations of “be off your food”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因生病)不想吃東西,沒有食慾…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因生病)不想吃东西,没有食欲…
(Definition of be off your food from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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