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|present participle||getting off|
|past tense||got off|
|past participle||gotten off|
I'll try to come, but I'm not sure I'll be able to get that week off.
Do you get much time off at Christmas?
We get off early on Fridays.
What time do you get off work?
Have you gotten your application form off yet?
I'll get the documents off to you this afternoon.
He was charged with manslaughter, but got off.
At best you can hope to get off with a $100 fine.
Get off – you're hurting my back.
Get off the grass right now!
She was telling me about her family, but then we got off the subject.
This is the American English definition of get off. View British English definition of get off.
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