1. Call off (取消、離開)
EX: We called off the trip when two of people who were supposed to go became sick.
2. Get off (下車、離座)
EX: After we got off the plane, we picked up our baggage.
3. Go off (爆炸、發出聲響)
EX: The bomb went off and did a lot of damage.
The alarm went off at six o’clock.
4. Set off (使某事發生、施放煙火)
EX: The heat set off a chemical reaction.
At midnight, we set off a string of firecrackers.
5. Pay off (付清、得到回報)
EX: He paid his college debt off six years after he graduated.
Your efforts will eventually pay off.
6. Put off (延期、延遲、讓某人覺得被冒犯)
EX: If you keep putting your homework off, you won’t get it done.
His indifferent attitude has put us off.
7. See off (送行)
EX: They came to the airport to see us off.
8. Show off (炫耀、讓某事被看見)
EX: Bill drove around all afternoon showing his new car off.
She was wearing a deep-purple dress that showed off her slim figure.
9. Start off (開始、出發)
EX: The company started off with only two employees.
The climbers started off after breakfast.
10. Take off (起飛、脫下)
EX: When do we take off?
Please take off your coat.
11. Turn off (關掉)
EX: All the lights turn off automatically.
12. Blow off (吹走、生氣)
EX: The leaves of the trees blew off in the strong wind.
I blew off at her.
13. Cut off (切斷、切下)
EX: I cut off the tree branch.
14. Die off (滅絕、接連死去)
EX: She was ninety-two and said all her friends had died off.
15. Knock off (停止做某事、打掉)
EX: I wish he would knock off practicing for a while.
She knocked off the vase by accident.