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English

Verb

Infinitive
to go off

Third person singular
goes off

Simple past
went off

Past participle
gone off

Present participle
going off

to go off (third-person singular simple present goes off, present participle going off, simple past went off, past participle gone off)
  1. (intransitive) To explode.
    The bomb went off right after the president left his office.
  2. (intransitive) To explode metaphorically; to become very angry.
    When the boss came to know about the scheme, he went off, shouting and throwing everything away.
  3. (intransitive) To begin clanging or making noise.
    The alarm will go off at six a.m.
    Just after he spotted the first plane on the horizon, sirens started to go off around the city.
  4. (intransitive) To depart; to leave.
    Having sated her appetite, she went off in search of a place to sleep.
    I don't know where he's going—he went off without a word.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To putrefy or become inedible.
    Bugger - the milk's gone off already!
  6. (transitive) To like less.
    Ever since falling off my bike, she's gone off cycling to work.

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