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go off

To explode metaphorically; to become very angry.
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When the boss came to know about the scheme, he went off, shouting and throwing everything away.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'go off':

go offTo explode.
go offTo begin clanging or making noise.
go offTo depart; to leave.
go offTo putrefy or become inedible.
go offTo like less.
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đi ra

熄灭

走開

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