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    shabani is offline Member
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    hi everyone,
    I just looked up the word "go off" meaning not good to eat or drink because too old, is there any American phrasal verb for it?

    thank you in advance

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    Definition and pronunciation of go | Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary
    (British English) if food or drink goes off, it becomes bad and not fit to eat or drink


    Do Americans say "go bad," though it's not a phrasal verb?



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    I might say something had "gone bad."

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    Thank you sunsunmoon and SoothingDave,
    I guess there isn't any phrasal verb for that.

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