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    got off, go off

    I set my alarm to ring at 5 a.m. before I got off but I didn't hear the alarm going off because I was in very deep sleep.

    Is this sentence correct? [Particularly the use of "get off = to begin to sleep" and "go off = start to ring loudly".]
    Last edited by user_gary; 19-Aug-2007 at 05:12.

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    Re: got off, go off

    I doubt ‘got off’ = ‘began to sleep’? How about ‘dozed off’?

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    Re: got off, go off

    ...at 5:00 AM before I fell asleep... Would be the most common way of saying this.

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