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dry off

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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydry off
he/she/itdries off
present participledrying off
past tensedried off
past participledried off
  1. if something dries off, or if you dry it off, all the water dries or is wiped from its surface

    Wash the salad and leave it to dry off.

    dry yourself off:

    He got out of the shower and dried himself off.

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