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    Hi,
    Who knows what the phrase 'fresh off' means?
    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thru View Post
    Hi,
    Who knows what the phrase 'fresh off' means?
    Thank you.
    Freshly served from a process that has some physical effect - such as printing (which, depending on the process, can leave the paper warm or damp): This leaflet came to my desk fresh off the presses.

    You can use fresh with other prepositions:

    fresh from the market

    fresh out of the sea


    ... others, probably.

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    Hi BobK,
    Thank you for answering my question. But I am afraid I still can't understand it. Here is am example and could you please explain it again to me?

    'She , fresh off her debut on the runway, daydreams about something.'

    Thanks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thru View Post
    Hi BobK,
    Thank you for answering my question. But I am afraid I still can't understand it. Here is am example and could you please explain it again to me?

    'She , fresh off her debut on the runway, daydreams about something.'

    Thanks a lot.
    'Fresh from her first experience as a model at a fashion show'. The writer probably chose 'off' because of the runway, but a debut is something people are fresh from.

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