go off (1)
Meaning: If something goes off, it stops working because of a power cut.
- go off Some power lines came down during the storm and all our lights suddenly went off.
- go off My new computer has batteries that will save my work if the power goes off in a blackout.
Nouns often used as subjects with go off (1): lights, computer, television, air conditioner, heater, radio
During the storm, every light in the house suddenly went off so we
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Contributor: Matt Errey