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    #1

    come off, erroneous

    I come off the book because it has erroneous information.

    Please correct my sentence.


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    #2

    Re: come off, erroneous

    It should be "went off", not "come off"; you are confusing come and go.


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    Re: come off, erroneous

    I applied the following meaning in my sentence to mean, "I stoped using/reading this book because it has wrong/incorrect infromation".

    come off sth (STOP USING) phrasal verb MAINLY UKIf you come off medicine or drugs, you stop using them:
    He's come off the tablets because they were making him dizzy.


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    Re: come off, erroneous

    That is a very specific use and is the only place you will find it. It is not transferable to other usages.

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