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    He took a trip by plane off China.

    What does it mean of off in the above sentence?

    Thank you,

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    Re: off

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    He took a trip by plane off China.

    What does it mean of off in the above sentence?

    Thank you,
    It doesn't mean anything, it's wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It doesn't mean anything, it's wrong.
    Shall I correct the sentence as follow?

    He took a trip by plane heading China.

    Thank you.

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    Re: off

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Shall I correct the sentence as follow?

    He took a trip by plane heading China.

    Thank you.
    No, that's wrong too.

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    Re: off

    How about He took a trip by plane to China.

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