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A Chip Off The Old Block »
(the child who is similar to his parent...)

A Far Off Look »
(an expression that a person has when they are not aware of what is going on around them...)

Back Off »
(move back to give more space; not be so agressive...)

Be Off On The Wrong Foot »
(got a bad start; started in a bad way...)

Be Off To A Bad Start »
(started badly; started with bad feelings...)

Bite Off More Than One Can Chew »
(accept a responsibility which is too big...)

Bite Your Head Off »
(respond angrily to you...)

Biting Off More Than You Can Chew »
(taking on a challenge that is too big...)

Call It Off »
(cancel it...)

Call The Dogs Off »
(tell your people to stop attacking...)

Calling It Off »
(cancel it; decide to not do it...)

Carry Something Off »
(succeed in done something difficult...)

Catch One Off One's Guard »
(surprise someone when they were unprepared...)

Dash Something Off »
(write something very quickly...)

Ease Off On It »
(let go after pushing too hard...)

First Off »
(the first thing to say is.....)

Fly Off The Handle »
(become angry and start yelling; lose one's temper...)

Flying Off The Handle »
(getting upset and going out of control...)

Get A Big Send Off »
(a big party to celebrate that you are leaving; a going-away party...)

Get A Load Off One's Feet »
(sit down; rest...)

Get A Load Off One's Mind »
(not worry about that thing any more...)

Get Off »

Get Off Easy »
(one did something wrong but did not receive a big punishment...)

Get Off It »
(stop talking about that one thing...)

Get Off Lightly »
(one did something wrong but did not get a big punishment...)

Get Off On The Wrong Foot »
(have a bad start; start badly; the two did not like each other when they met...)

Get Off Scot Free »
(receive no punishment; one did something bad but was not punished...)

Get Off Someone's Back »
(stop bothering that person...)

Get Off To A Bad Start »
(it just started, and it is going badly...)

Get Off To A Flying Start »
(it just started; and it is going very well...)

Get Off Your High Horse »
(stop thinking that you are better than other people...)

Get The Brush Off »
(be ignored...)

Get The Day Off »
(have a day without working...)

Get Time Off »
(be allowed to not work for a period of time...)

Get Time Off For Good Behavior »
(one's jail time has been shortened because one was good while in jail...)

Hands Off »
(let go of me; don't touch that...)

I'm Off »
(one is leaving; one will go away...)

Like Water Off A Duck's Back »
(one does not let that thing bother one...)

No Skin Off Someone's Nose »
(it does not bother me...)

Nod Off »
(fall asleep...)

Off Again, On Again »
(it was not going to happen, not it seems like it will happen...)

Off And On »

Off And Running »
(the race has begun; the contestants have started...)

Off Duty »
(not working; one who is not working right now...)

Off Like A Shot »
(starting very quickly...)

Off Limits »
(you are not allowed to go there; one may not do that...)

Off On The Wrong Foot »
(starting off badly...)

Off One's Rocker »
(casual: that was a stupid idea; you must have gone crazy...)

Off Season »
(this is not the official time of the year for that...)

Off The Beaten Track »
(not in the usual, ordinary way; differently...)

Off The Cuff »
(one just thought it up and said it; without preparation...)

Off The Hook »
(free from a difficult situation...)

Off The Record »
(not official; what one says is not to be repeated...)

Off The Subject »
(not connected to what people are talking about...)

Off The Top Of One's Head »
(one thinks it up quickly and easily; without help or preparation...)

Off To A Running Start »
(one has a good strong start; one has started and is moving quickly and doing well...)

Start Off On The Wrong Foot »
(have a bad start; begin with bad feelings...)

Take A Load Off One's Feet »
(to sit down and rest after standing or walking for a long time...)

Take A Long Walk Off A Short Pier »
(rude way to tell someone to "go away"...)

Take Off »
(leave some place, the way a ship or an airplane leaves...)

Take Off After Someone Or Something »
(leave in a hurry to catch them...)

Take Off From Work »
(spend time without working; not go to work for a period of time...)

Take Off On Something »
(lose hold of something and have it run away...)

Take Off One's Hat To Someone »
(recognize that that person did something well...)

Talk Someone's Ear Off »
(talk a lot to that person...)

They Bumped Him Off »
(that person was killed...)

Time Off »
(time that one spends resting...)

Tip Someone Off »
(tell someone what it is going to happen...)

Well Off »
(more polite way to say that someone has a lot of money...)

Why Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Can Do Today »
(don't delay; do the things you need to do as soon as possible...)

Work Something Off »
(Do work to pay for what was done...)

Write Someone Or Something Off »
(Believe that it will fail; not have confidence that they will succeed...)

You Scared The Pants Off Of Me »
(I was not prepared for what happened and it frightened me...)

Clear The Table »
(move dirty things off of the table so it can be clean and ready for use...)



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