Originally Posted by babygirl
- Put off = postpone
The concert's been PUT OFF until next month because the singer's got a throat infection.
Put off = stop liking something or somebody
I was really PUT OFF by the way he eats with his mouth open.
- Take off = make great progress
The software house really TOOK OFF when they produced the latest version of their DTP package.
Take off = reduce the price of an item
They've TAKEN ten percent OFF designer frames for glasses.
Take off = when a plane departs or leaves the ground
The flight for Dublin TOOK OFF on time.