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    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "going off" in the following example:

    "So did my assistant go over with when this wedding is going off"

    I don't know what that means. A weeding planners went with a couple to make a cake taste. And she said that to the baker.

    Then the baker said: "No, why?"

    The planner: "because we only have a couple of days."

    Thanks,

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    Re: go off

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    Dear all,

    What is the meaning of "going off" in the following example:

    "So did my assistant go over with when this wedding is going off"

    I don't know what that means. A weeding planners went with a couple to make a cake taste. And she said that to the baker.

    Then the baker said: "No, why?"

    The planner: "because we only have a couple of days."

    Thanks,
    Also I can't find where is the peroblem "go over with" or "assistant" or "go off"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Does "assistant" refer to a person or it refers to her "help"????

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    Re: go off

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    It means when will the wedding take place - what is the date of the wedding.
    What about the first part of the question? What her assistant has anything to do with the date of the wedding?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    What about the first part of the question? What her assistant has anything to do with the date of the wedding?
    The wedding planner asked the baker if her (the wedding planner) assistant had discussed the date of the wedding with him (the baker).

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The wedding planner asked the baker if her (the wedding planner) assistant had discussed the date of the wedding with him (the baker).

    "go over with" means "disussed"!! If it weren't for you, I would have never found it.

    I only hear about "let's get this done and (over with)"!!

    Can't thank you enough.

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    Re: go off

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    "go over with" means "disussed"!! If it weren't for you, I would have never found it.

    I only hear about "let's get this done and (over with)"!!

    Can't thank you enough.
    To "go over" something with somebody can mean to discuss something. In this case that's what it means.

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