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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystop off
he/she/itstops off
present participlestopping off
past tensestopped off
past participlestopped off
  1. to visit somewhere before continuing to another place

    We stopped off in town on the way to Jenni’s house.

    Could you stop off at the supermarket and get some bread?

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