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English definition of “off”

off

preposition (REMOVED)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
B1 used with actions in which something is removed or removes itself from another thing: I can't get the lid off this jar. Has anyone taken a book off my desk? Could you cut me a small piece off that big white cheese? Take your feet off that seat, young man! I don't like taking money off you (= asking you for money)! Get off me! (= Stop touching me!)not standard I got the knife off of him before he ran away.Removing and extracting
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