Phrasal Verb: Head off

Head off

Meaning: Stop someone or force them to change direction

Example: The sheriff and his men HEADED the bandits OFF at the pass.

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Head off

Meaning: Prevent something bad happening

Example: The company made a better offer to HEAD OFF the moves for a strike.

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Head off

Meaning: Leave somewhere to go to another place

Example: After work, we all HEADED OFF to the pub.

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