Definition of 'off-duty'
Example sentences containing 'off duty'
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We want to feel we're a part of their lives; that we know what they look like off duty as well as at work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It emerged that one of the bikers was an off-duty undercover police detective. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were stopped by an off-duty policeman. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He hired off-duty police officers and supplied electric carts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Luckily an off-duty policeman came upon the accident and got things sorted out. The Sun (2009)An off-duty police officer saw the alleged incident and raised the alarm. The Sun (2016)An off-duty policeman and his wife pulled over and tried to do what they could to help. The Sun (2011)AN off-duty policeman discovered a bomb under his car yesterday. The Sun (2012) Officers off-duty will stop by, and they talk to us and each other openly. Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'off-duty'
Used Occasionally. off duty is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'off-duty'
British English: off-duty ADJECTIVE
When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off-duty, they are not working.
The place is the haunt of off-duty policemen.
Definition of off-duty from the Collins English Dictionary
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