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  • 161 off the grid — adj. Relating to a person, family, dwelling, or community that no longer requires connections to utilities, especially the electricity and water supplies and the sewage system. Also: off the grid, off grid, off grid. Example Citation: The… …

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  • 162 off — I Australian Slang 1. refraining from (some food, activity, etc.): be off gambling ; 2. not functioning or working well: having an off day ; 3. offensive: an off joke ; 4. unwell; off colour: feeling a bit off II Singlish (Singapore English) to… …

    English dialects glossary

  • 163 off-colour — (in AM, use off color) 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ If you say that you are feeling off colour, you mean that you are slightly ill. [BRIT] For three weeks Maurice felt off colour but did not have any dramatic symptoms. Syn: out of sorts 2) ADJ… …

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  • 164 off the mark — adverb (or adjective) : away from the main point or focal center * * * off the mark 1. Off target 2. Well away from the start in a race • • • Main Entry: ↑mark * * * off (or wide of) the mark incorrect or inaccurate his solutions are completely… …

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  • 165 off-balance — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective (or adverb) 1. : not well proportioned : out of balance the plans are off balance their military is off balance 2. : not standing, sitting, or resting in normal physical equilibrium caught off balance and knocked down… …

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  • 166 Off — 1. refraining from (some food, activity, etc.): be off gambling ; 2. not functioning or working well: having an off day ; 3. offensive: an off joke ; 4. unwell; off colour: feeling a bit off …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 167 Off hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 168 Off one's hands — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 169 Off Board — A stock transaction that fits one of the following two criteria: 1. A stock trade involving a security that does not trade on a major exchange, i.e., an over the counter (OTC) stock. 2. A stock trade involving a stock that is listed on a major… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 170 off to a flying start — beginning very well. This year he s off to a flying start, playing very well and winning his first five games …

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  • 171 off feed — or[off one s feed] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not feeling well; lacking in vitality; droopy; moody. * /Mary was worried; her canary was off feed./ * /Jerry seemed to be off his feed; he did not joke and laugh with the others./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 172 off feed — or[off one s feed] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not feeling well; lacking in vitality; droopy; moody. * /Mary was worried; her canary was off feed./ * /Jerry seemed to be off his feed; he did not joke and laugh with the others./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 173 off the cuff —    If you do something off the cuff, you do it without any preparation.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you speak off the cuff, you say something without any previous thought or preparation.     He handles off the cuff interviews very… …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 174 off day — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms off day : singular off day plural off days informal a day when you do not work or perform as well as you normally do …

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  • 175 Off-centered rhyme — An off centered rhyme is a rhyme scheme characterized by placing rhyming words or syllables in unexpected places in a given line. This is sometimes called a misplaced rhyme scheme, or a Spoken Word rhyme style. It is an awkward rhyme scheme where …

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  • 176 off the hook — adjective a) Relieved of a duty, burden, responsibility, or pressure. When the boss assigned the project to Tom, the rest of us were relieved to be off the hook. b) Performing extraordinarily well. <!Say what? That is just a sportscaster error …

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  • 177 off\ the\ beaten\ track — adv. phr. Not well known or often used; not gone to or seen by many people; unusual. The theater is off the beaten track. We are looking for a vacation spot that is off the beaten track. Compare: out of the way …

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  • 178 off and running — started and doing well. The company is off and running with its new cable television operation. The band played on a Monday night and broke the nightclub s attendance record, and after that they were off and running …

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  • 179 off one's feed — phrasal 1. : having little appetite for food : unwilling to eat a normal amount of food the child was off his feed and cried a good deal 2. : not feeling well : upset * * * off one s feed Without appetite, disinclined to eat • • • Main Entry:… …

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  • 180 off label — adverb Use of a prescription medication by a physician to treat a condition other than that for which the drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While the drug is approved for use in treating stomach cancer, many doctors… …

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