go off

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To explode metaphorically; to become very angry.

When the boss came to know about the scheme, he went off, shouting and throwing everything away.


go off

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To explode.

The bomb went off right after the president left his office.


go off

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To depart; to leave.

I don't know where he's going—he went off without a word.


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To putrefy or become inedible.

Bugger - the milk's gone off already!


go off

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To like less.

Ever since falling off my bike, she's gone off cycling to work.


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To begin clanging or making noise.

Just after he spotted the first plane on the horizon, sirens started to go off around the city.


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