IDIOM - To "Switch Off"

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IDIOM - To "Switch Off"

Post  Vincent Law on Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:12 am

+ "switch someone" or "something off":
To cause someone or something to be quiet or stop doing something.
Ex: "I got tired of listening to her, so I punched the button and switched her off." - "I switched off the television set."

+ "Switch Off":
1. Lit. [for something] to turn itself off.
Ex: "At midnight, all the lights switched off automatically." - "The television switched off after I went to sleep."
2. Fig. [for someone] to stop paying attention; to become oblivious to everything.
Ex: "I got tired of listening and switched off." - "You could see that the audience was switching off."

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Re: IDIOM - To "Switch Off"

Post  Jaz on Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:34 am

I like to mock my friend like this: Hey man you switched off or what? haha

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