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present tense
I/you/we/theydash off
he/she/itdashes off
present participledashing off
past tensedashed off
past participledashed off
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to leave quickly or suddenly because you are in a hurry

    I've got to dash off straight after lunch to meet a client.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to write or draw something quickly because you are in a hurry

    I sat down and dashed off a couple of notes.

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