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swear offTo quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.Rate it:

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switch offTo lose interest, and start thinking about something else.Rate it:

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take offTo imitate, often in a satirical manner.Rate it:

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take offTo quantify.Rate it:

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take offTo leave unexpectedly, blow the joint, leave in a huff, run out, evacuate, disband, abandon, rush away, fly the coop, jump the rails, jump the gun.Rate it:

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take the gilt off the gingerbreadTo take away the most attractive or appealing qualities of something; to destroy the illusion.Rate it:

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taper offTo diminish or lessen gradually; to become smaller, slower, quieter, etc.Rate it:

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tee offTo irritate, vex, or annoy.Rate it:

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torqued offAnnoyed, upset, angry.Rate it:

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jerk-offSomeone who behaves rudely or inappropriately, or is ignorant of certain social norms, usually a male.Rate it:

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yank offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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pull offTo remove by pulling.Rate it:

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take offTo depart.Rate it:

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ease offto reduce pressure; to become less seriousRate it:

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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

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off with their headAlternative form of off with someone's headRate it:

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reel offTo list effortlessly and quickly.Rate it:

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run offTo leave someone without prior advice.Rate it:

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split offTo break away from a group or mass.Rate it:

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walk off withTo make the strongest favorable impression in a theatrical or similar performance, in comparison to other performers.Rate it:

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cap it all offTo surpass or outdo something.Rate it:

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cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkeyExtremely cold.Rate it:

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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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jack offAn annoying person or one who has committed a transgression with no or insufficient apology; a jerk, an asshole.Rate it:

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off one's titsHeavily intoxicated; under the influence of alcohol or drugs.Rate it:

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off the markInaccurate; not correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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(2) cavere (in iure) (Off. 2. 65)to point out what precautions, what formal steps must be taken to insure immunity.Rate it:

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ad vulgarem sensum or ad communem opinionem orationem accommodare (Off. 2. 10. 35)to express oneself in popular language.Rate it:

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adversante et repugnante natura or invitā Minervā (ut aiunt) aliquid facere (Off. 1. 31. 110)to do a thing which is not one's vocation, which goes against the grain.Rate it:

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aequa iuris descriptio (Off. 2. 4. 15)a sound judicial system.Rate it:

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alere exercitum (Off. 1. 8. 25)to support an army.Rate it:

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aliquid cadit in deliberationem (Off. 1. 3. 9)a subject becomes matter for reflection.Rate it:

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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:

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animo, cogitatione aliquid praecipere (Off 1. 23. 81)to form a conception of a thing beforehand.Rate it:

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bar offto barricade with bars.Rate it:

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base off ofTo base on.Rate it:

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be offTo be away from.Rate it:

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be off with youGo away; get out.Rate it:

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bear offTo gain; to carry off, as a prize.Rate it:

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bear offTo restrain; to keep from approaching.Rate it:

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bear offTo remove to a distance; to keep clear from rubbing against anything.Rate it:

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bear off fromTo stand further off fromRate it:

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beat offTo drive something away with blows.Rate it:

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beat offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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beat offTo waste time.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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bitch offTo complain or criticiseRate it:

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bite offTo accept or commit oneself to a task, project, notion, or responsibility, especially one which presents challenges.Rate it:

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bite offTo acquire, especially in an abrupt or forceful manner.Rate it:

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bite off more than one can chewTo try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.Rate it:

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