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Phrasal Verbs

doze off

This page is about the phrasal verb doze off

Meaning

If you doze off, you fall asleep without meaning to.

Synonym

nod off, fall asleep

For example

  • doze off Mario dozed off during our English class and started to snore. It was really funny!

  • doze off If a movie is boring, it doesn't take long before I start to doze off.

Quick Quiz

It's extremely dangerous to doze off while you are

a. watching TV

b. driving a car

c. learning English

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