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Definition of throw / off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

throw / off

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    throw something/somebodyoff

     
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  1. 1to manage to get rid of something or someone that is making you suffer, annoying you, etc. to throw off a cold/your worries/your pursuers
  2. 2to take off a piece of clothing quickly and carelessly She entered the room and threw off her wet coat.
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