get off

get off
get off
1) (from bus etc.) scendere (at a)
2) (start on journey) partire
3) (leave work) smettere, staccare
4) colloq. (escape punishment) cavarsela
5)

to get off to — partire per [destination]; (make headway)

to get off to a good start — partire bene

to get off to sleep — addormentarsi; get off [sth.]

6) (climb down from) scendere da [wall]
7) (alight from) scendere da [bus etc.]
8) fig. allontanarsi da [subject]; get off [sb.] (leave hold) colloq.

get off me! — lasciami! toglimi le mani di dosso! get [sb., sth.] off

9) (lift down) mettere giù, tirare giù [object]; fare scendere [person]
10) (dispatch) mandare, spedire [letter, person]
11) (remove) togliere [stain]
12) colloq. (fare) addormentare [baby]
* * *
1) (to take off or remove (clothes, marks etc): I can't get my boots off; I'll never get these stains off (my dress).) togliere
2) (to change (the subject which one is talking, writing etc about): We've rather got off the subject.) cambiare
* * *
1. vt + adv
1) (remove: clothes, stain) levare, togliere
2) (send off) spedire

she got the baby off to sleep — ha fatto addormentare il bambino

3) (save from punishment) far assolvere, tirar fuori
4) (have as holiday: day, time) prendersi

we got 2 days off — abbiamo avuto 2 giorni liberi

2. vi + prep
(bus, train, plane, bike) scendere da, (fam: escape: chore, lessons) evitare, sfuggire a
3. vi + adv
1) (from bus, train, plane, bike) scendere

to tell sb where to get off fam — dire a qn di andare a farsi benedire

to get off to a good start fig — cominciare bene

2) (depart: person) andare via
3) (escape injury, punishment) cavarsela

he got off with a fine — se l'è cavata con una multa

4) (from work) staccare
* * *
get off
1) (from bus etc.) scendere (at a)
2) (start on journey) partire
3) (leave work) smettere, staccare
4) colloq. (escape punishment) cavarsela
5)

to get off to — partire per [destination]; (make headway)

to get off to a good start — partire bene

to get off to sleep — addormentarsi; get off [sth.]

6) (climb down from) scendere da [wall]
7) (alight from) scendere da [bus etc.]
8) fig. allontanarsi da [subject]; get off [sb.] (leave hold) colloq.

get off me! — lasciami! toglimi le mani di dosso! get [sb., sth.] off

9) (lift down) mettere giù, tirare giù [object]; fare scendere [person]
10) (dispatch) mandare, spedire [letter, person]
11) (remove) togliere [stain]
12) colloq. (fare) addormentare [baby]

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