New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: goof off · bog off · box off · cop off · fob off · get off · log off · nod off · pop off · sod off
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go off

1 (v + adv) leave INTRANSITIVEimigh leat PhrV  c m ubailigh leat PhrV  c m usometimes he just goes off into the house in amanna imíonn sé leis isteach chun an tí, in amanna bailíonn sé leis isteach sa teachthey all went off and left me on my own d'imigh siad uilig leo agus d'fhág siad liom féin mé, bhailigh siad ar fad leo gur fhág i m'aonar mé 2 (v + adv) explode INTRANSITIVEpléasc verb  c m uséid verb  c m uthe bomb could go off at any time d'fhéadfadh an buama pléascadh in am ar bith
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3 (v + adv) gun INTRANSITIVEscaoil verb  c m uthe gun went off accidentally scaoil an gunna trí thimpiste, scaoileadh an gunna de thaisme 4 (v + adv) alarm etc INTRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ubain verb  c m uif the alarm goes off má bhuaileann an t-aláram, má thosaíonn an t-aláram ag bualadh, má thosaíonn an t-aláram ag bainther phone went off thosaigh a fón ag bualadh 5 (v + adv) electricity etc INTRANSITIVEimigh as PhrV  c m utéigh as PhrV  c m uif the light goes off má théann an solas as, má mhúchann an solasthe electricity went off this morning d'imigh an leictreachas as ar maidin, gearradh an leictreachas ar maidin 6 (v + adv) food: go bad INTRANSITIVEtéigh ó mhaithimigh ó mhaithall the food had gone off bhí an bia ar fad ó mhaiththe milk had gone off bhí an bainne géaraithe, bhí cor sa bhainnemeat goes off if left out téann feoil ó mhaith má fhágtar amuigh í, tagann cor i bhfeoil má fhágtar amuigh í 7 (v + adv) informal deteriorate in standard INTRANSITIVEimigh chun donaisfootball has gone off lately tá an pheil imithe chun donais le déanaí, tá an pheil imithe in ainm an diabhail le déanaí, tá an pheil imithe ar an bhfaraor géar le deireanas 8 (v + prep) lose appetite for TRANSITIVEcol a thabhairt dosnamh a thabhairt doshe went off her food chaill sí a goile, bhí sí curtha dá cuid bia, ghlac sí col lena cuid bia 9 (v + prep) stop liking (sth/sb) TRANSITIVEsuim a chailleadh isnamh a thabhairt doshe went off music chaill sí suim sa cheol, d'éirigh sí tinn den cheol 10 (v + adv) happen (well etc) INTRANSITIVEéirigh le PhrV  c m uthe festival went off well d'éirigh go maith leis an bhféile, bhí an-rath ar an bhféilethe protest went off peacefully níor tharla aon achrann ag an agóid 11 (v + adv) fall (asleep) INTRANSITIVEtit i do chodladhgabh a chodladhshe went off to sleep thit sí ina codladh, chuaigh sí a chodladh, thit a codladh uirthi → see go

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