Definition of get off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

get off

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phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

get off

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get off somebody

 
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used especially to tell somebody to stop touching you or another person Get off me, that hurts!

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    get somebody off

     
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  1. 1to leave a place or start a journey; to help somebody do this We got off straight after breakfast. He got the children off to school.
  2. 2(British English) to fall asleep; to make somebody do this I had great difficulty getting off to sleep. They couldn't get the baby off till midnight.

get off

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get off something

 
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to leave work with permission Could you get off (work) early tomorrow?

get off something

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get somebody off something

 
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to stop discussing a particular subject; to make somebody do this Please can we get off the subject of dieting? I couldn't get him off politics once he had started.
to send something by post/mail I must get these letters off first thing tomorrow.

get off (with something)

 
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to have no or almost no injuries in an accident She was lucky to get off with just a few bruises.

get off (with something)

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get somebody off (with something)

 
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 to receive no or almost no punishment; to help somebody do this He was lucky to get off with a small fine. A good lawyer might be able to get you off.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: get off