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Verb

Infinitive
to get off

Third person singular
gets off

Simple past
got off

Past participle
got off

Present participle
getting off

to get off (third-person singular simple present gets off, present participle getting off, simple past and past participle got off)
  1. To move from being on top of (something) to not being on top of it.
    Get off your chair and help me.
    Get off your rear and help me.
  2. To move (something) from being on top of(something else) to not being on top of it.
    Could you get the book off the top shelf for me?
  3. To disembark from mass transportation, such as a bus or train.
    You get off the train at the third stop.
  4. (slang) To excite; to give pleasure to
    I don't get off on champagne.
  5. (idiomatic) To stop (doing something), to desist from (doing something).
    This is where you get off ordering me about!
  6. To stop using a piece of equipment.
    Can you get off the phone, please? I need to use it urgently.
  7. To move from being on (something) to not being on it.
    You'll fall off that wall if you don't get off.
  8. To complete a shift or a day's work.
    If I can get off early tomorrow, I'll give you a ride home.
  9. To stop touching or interfering with something or someone.
    Don't tickle me - get off!
  10. To disembark.
    When we reach the next stop, we'll get off.
  11. (slang) To have sex.
    You are not allowed to get off in my bedroom.
  12. (idiomatic, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (by extension) to become sexually aroused
    It take more than a picture in a girlie magazine for me to get off.
  13. (idiomatic) to incur (mild) consequences
    The vandal got off easy, with only a fine.
  14. To fall asleep
    If I wake up during the night, I cannot get off again.
  15. ((In an interrogative sentence)) To observe a boundary in some (usually disapproved of) behaviour.
    Where do you get off talking to me like that?

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