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    To be off one's face

    Hi there,

    I'd like to know if "to be off one's face' means "to lose one's face".

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    Re: To be off one's face

    Quote Originally Posted by cloud View Post
    Hi there,

    I'd like to know if "to be off one's face' means "to lose one's face".

    Thanks

    I'm not a teacher, but "to lose face" means to suffer damage to one's honour or reputation, one's standing and good name. "To be off one's face" means to extremely or totally drunk, to an unpleasant degree.

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    Re: To be off one's face

    Thank you Stuartnz,

    It really helps. I've never been off my face, 'cause I can not drink

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    Re: To be off one's face

    Quote Originally Posted by cloud View Post
    Thank you Stuartnz,

    It really helps. I've never been off my face, 'cause I can not drink
    Neither can I. The mere smell of alcohol induces nausea in me, and any attempt to consume it causes me to vomit.

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