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Meaning: Escape punishment
Example: He GOT OFF on a technicality and left the court a free man.
Meaning: Leave a bus, train, etc.
Example: We GOT OFF the bus and walked to my house.
Meaning: Finish, leave work
Example: I like to GET OFF early on Fridays.
Meaning: Start a journey
Example: We need to GET OFF early to avoid the rush hour traffic.
Meaning: Help a baby or child sleep
Example: I can't GET the kids OFF because of the noise from next door.
Meaning: Orgasm, have sex
Example: We GOT OFF last night.
Meaning: Manage to fire a gun
Example: She GOT OFF a few shots before she was arrested.
Meaning: Stop talking on the phone
Example: Let me know when he GETS OFF the phone as I need to make a call.
Meaning: Write or send letters, messages, etc
Example: I GOT three emails OFF before the meeting.
Meaning: Say or write something funny
Example: She GOT OFF some jokes at the start of her presentation.
Other Phrasal Verbs
We have 66 phrasal verbs with 'GET'