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Practice English Speaking&Listening with: go off

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use go and then preposition off when

describing the sound that an alarm mace

or the explosion of a bomb so we use it

with for bombs bombs go off if a person

gets excited you can use go off we use

go off when talking about the quality of

an experience and we use go off when

talking about electricity or the power

for a machine most of these examples are

in the past tense

here is the simple form go off here's

the past tense went off

here's the past tense for go off my

alarm went off or you can add to this

and say my alarm went off late this

morning or if you want to use the

negative you can say my alarm didn't go

off this morning my alarm didn't go off

this morning

in this sentence go off is past tense a

bomb went off inside the building

she went off about how she never gets

any respect this is the past tense and

we use go off when a person is excited

or unhappy or concerned about something

she went off on me this means that a

person got very angry and told me what

was making her angry

the power went off or the electricity

went off this is also in the past tense

if a machine continues to run if you

can't turn it off then you can say this

machine won't go off it won't stop it

won't stop running how do I make it go

off how do I turn it off this machine

won't go off how do I make it go off

sometimes we use go off when a person

goes somewhere they went off to get

married they're going off on vacation

they went off on vacation

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