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Phrasal Verbs

take off (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb take off (1)

Meaning: to remove a piece of clothing, or the top of a container

Synonym: remove

For example:

  • take off sth If you go to Asia, you should take off your shoes before going into someone's home.

  • take sth off Can you take the top off a beer bottle with your teeth?

Nouns often used as objects with take off (1): clothes, shirt, shoes, hat, glasses; lid, top, cap

Quick Quiz:

Before taking off your shoes, you'll have to

a. take off your socks

b. untie your shoelaces

c. put on your feet

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