Phrases.net »

Phrases related to: drift off

Yee yee! We've found 988 phrases and idioms matching drift off.

drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

(4.93 / 15 votes)
catch one's driftTo understand the essence of what someone attempts to communicate, especially if it is vague, hinting, or poorly phrased.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
catch someone's driftTo understand the meaning or implications of someone’s pronouncement.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
drift apartTo lose contact, to lose one's friendship or closeness.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
get the driftTo understand, at least at some basic or general level.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
Bite Off More Than You Can ChewTo take on something more than of its actual capacity, a person, who tries to accomplish too much, or is greedy by nature, or overconfident or too much motivated, taking more responsibility or task that a person can manageRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

(5.00 / 9 votes)
bugger offGo away.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

(5.00 / 2 votes)
cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

(5.00 / 8 votes)
cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

(5.00 / 7 votes)
doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

(5.00 / 8 votes)
fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
fall off a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to be acquired illegally.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
get offTo move from being on top of to not being on top of it.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

(5.00 / 2 votes)
hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
jerk offTo masturbate, usually a male.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
naff offA mild version of f** off.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
off the batFrom the start; immediately; right away.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
piss offTo leave, to go away.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
put offpostponeRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
put offTo procrastinate.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
scare the pants off ofTo scare or startle thoroughly.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
shit or get off the canAlternative form of shit or get off the pot.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
start offTo begin.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
strip offTo remove anything by stripping, e.g. items of clothing or paint from the side of a ship.Rate it:

(5.00 / 5 votes)
take offTo remove.Rate it:

(5.00 / 6 votes)
the wheels came off the busSynonym of the wheels fell offRate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
call offTo recall; to cancel or call a halt to.Rate it:

(4.67 / 6 votes)
she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

(4.67 / 3 votes)
fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

(4.50 / 2 votes)
rip offTo pull off by ripping.Rate it:

(4.43 / 7 votes)
blow off steamTo rant or shout in order to relieve stress; to vent.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
fire offTo write a note or letter quickly.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
key offTo take as a controlling input datum.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
take offTo absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
fend offAway; to turn away; to defend against; to repel with force or effort.Rate it:

(4.25 / 4 votes)
drink offTo drink the entirety of in a short period; originally and especially, in a single gulp.Rate it:

(4.20 / 5 votes)
auction offTo sell something at an auction.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!