Definition of 'off'
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But to do that means more than just sounding off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a great athlete with a strong upper body for shrugging people off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are used to scare off rather than kill the unwanted birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How important was the year off you took? The Sun (2016)The brakes are then applied and an emergency alarm goes off. The Sun (2016)He has been sent off twice at home which does not look good. The Sun (2016)That sense of belonging seems a long way off still. The Sun (2016)Shave it off or find a new hobby. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We built it and then rented out our original home to pay off the mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Against the seamers, he essentially lines up to off stump and looks to make the bowlers bowl to him, before working to the leg side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Maybe we write people off too quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why should we and other taxpayers fund pocket money and savings plans for the comfortably off? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Can you think of a better way to kill off the regional service? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Take the pressure off and find a quiet time to talk. The Sun (2013)The department was concerned to establish whether its investment in science and technology was paying off. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)Everyone wants to live off our money. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You stare up at the green hills and long to be off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We now know he would have been a lot better off just eating them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We also spark ideas off each other. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This may not be enough to head off controversy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such thoughts are a long way off for many parts of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He made his choice and has come off badly. The Sun (2014)The defending champions earned a week off and a home tie in the last four after scoring ten tries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The biggest test of these championships will be if they are remembered for the action on the track rather than off it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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