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The wind blew a flowerpot off the balcony.
Hold on tight so you don’t slip off.
I had to scrape the dirt off the walls.
She tried to push the dog off her but it kept jumping up.
I was so surprised I nearly fell off my chair.
There was a sign saying ‘Keep off the grass’.
The lights were off in the big house.
I saw that all the machines were switched off.
We told the children to take off their wet clothes.
She kicked off her shoes and settled down on the sofa.
I’m considering taking quite a bit of time off work.
We’re planning a trip to the zoo on my day off.
I took two weeks off in August.
She’s off sick today.
There’s now 30% off all swimsuits.
Shares fell almost 10%, wiping $400 million off the company’s value.
They agreed to take £3 off the price.
I’m sorry, sir, the roast lamb is off.
The local farmers all looked pretty badly off.
She comes from a very well-off family.
Most of the colleges are pretty well off for computers.
The kids are quite badly off for clothes.
How are you off for money?
I’m starting to think I’d be better off without him.
You couldn’t be any worse off than you are now.
This is the British English definition of off. View American English definition of off.