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Definizione monolingua e traduzione off



Inglese grammatica

off


Verb

off (third-person singular simple present offs, present participle offing, simple past and past participle offed)


  1. (transitive, slang) To kill.
    He got in the way so I had him offed.
  2. (transitive, Singapore) To switch off.
    Can you off the light?
Adjective

off (comparative more off, superlative most off)


  1. inoperative, disabled
    All the lights are off.
  2. rancid, rotten
    This milk is off!
  3. (cricket) in, or towards the half of the field away from the batsmans legs; the right side for a right-handed batsman
  4. Less than normal, in temperament or in result.
    sales are off this quarter
  5. Circumstanced.
    • 2008, Kiron K. Skinner; Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Serhiy Kudelia, The Strategy of Campaigning:
      Are you better off now than you were four years ago? With that pointed question, Ronald Reagan defined the 1980 presidential election as a 92 referendum on Jimmy Carters economic policies
  6. Started on the way.
    • 1990, Peter Pinney, The glass cannon: a Bougainville diary, 1944-45:
      Let them glimpse a green man coming at them with intent, and theyre off like a brides nighty. Even after capture some of them will seize every attempt to suicide — they just cant live with the tremendous loss of face.
Adverb

off (comparative more off, superlative most off)


  1. In a direction away from the speaker or object.
    He drove off in a cloud of smoke.
  2. Into a state of non-operation; into a state of non-existence.
    Please switch off the light when you leave.
    die off
Preposition

off


  1. Used to indicate movement away from a position on
    I took it off the table.; Come off the roof!
  2. (colloquial) Out of the possession of.
    He didnt buy it off him. He stole it off him.
  3. Away from or not on.
    Hes off the computer, but hes still on the phone.; Keep off the grass.
  4. Disconnected or subtracted from.
    Weve been off the grid for three days now.; He took 20% off the list price.
  5. Distant from.
    Were just off the main road.; The island is 23 miles off the cape.
  6. No longer wanting or taking.
    Hes been off his feed since Tuesday.; Hes off his meds again.
  7. Placed after a number (of products or parts, as if a unit), in commerce or engineering.
    Tantalum bar 6 off 3/8"" Dia × 12"" — Atom, Great Britain Atomic Energy Authority, 1972
    samples submitted … 12 off Thermistors type 1K3A531 … — BSI test report for shock and vibration testing, 2000
    Id like to re-order those printer cartridges, lets say 5-off.
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