Phrasal Verb: Pair off

Pair off

Meaning: Begin a romantic relationship

Example: They PAIRED OFF shortly after starting university.

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Pair off

Meaning: Introduce people, hoping they will start a relationship

Example: I tried to PAIR him OFF with my sister.

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Pair off

Meaning: Form pairs

Example: The class PAIRED OFF to practise the exam interviews.

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