work\ off


work\ off
1. II
work off at some time the pain will work off soon (quickly) боль скоро (быстро) пройдет
2. III
work off smth. /smth. off/ work off one's vexation (one's superfluous energy, etc.) дать выход своему раздражению и т.д.; work off one's fat согнать /сбросить/ лишний жир; work off arrears of correspondence разобрать скопившуюся корреспонденцию, ответить на все скопившиеся письма; work off all one's oldest goods (shop-worn goods, old copies, etc.) отделаться /освободиться/ от старых /залежавшихся/ товаров и т.д., распродать старые товары и т.д.
3. XVI
work off in some time the pain worked off in about an hour (in a very short time, etc.) боль утихла примерно через час и т.д.
4. XXI1
work off smth. on smb. he worked off his stale jokes on us он "кормил" /"угощал"/ нас старыми остротами; work off one's bad temper on smb. срывать /вымещать/ плохое настроение на ком-л.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • off — /awf, of/, adv. 1. so as to be no longer supported or attached: This button is about to come off. 2. so as to be no longer covering or enclosing: to take a hat off; to take the wrapping off. 3. away from a place: to run off; to look off toward… …   Universalium

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