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  1. retro's Avatar
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    #1

    off of

    When should we use "of" after "off"?

    He jumped off (of) the bed.

    Allegedly, it is non-standard or AmE usage.

    Any suggestions?
    Last edited by retro; 16-Dec-2006 at 02:16.

  2. curmudgeon's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: off of

    It's OK informally. Also, the other way round - The presentation was bad it was full of off moments.

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