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go off

Translation of go off in French:

  • 1 go off 1.1 (explode, fire)
    the gun didn't go off
    le coup n'est pas parti
    (alarm clock)
    (fire alarm)
    se déclencher
    1.3 (depart) he went off to work
    il est parti au travail
    she went off to find a spade
    elle est allée chercher une pelle
    they went off together
    ils sont partis ensemble
    1.4 (British English) (go bad)
    (milk, cream)
    (deteriorate) (performer, athlete etc)
    perdre sa forme
    se dégrader
    (lose one's attractiveness) (person)
    être moins beau/belle qu'avant
    he used to be very handsome, but he's gone off a bit
    il était très beau, mais il est moins bien maintenant
    the first part of the film was good, but after that it went off
    la première partie du film était bien, mais après ça s'est dégradé
    1.5 [informal] (fall asleep)
    1.6 (cease to operate)
    (lights, heating)
    1.7 (happen, take place)
    (evening, organized event)
    se passer
    the concert went off very well
    le concert s'est très bien passé
    1.8 (Theatre)
  • 2 go off [somebody/something] (British English) I used to like him but I've gone off him
    je l'aimais bien avant, mais je ne l'aime plus tellement
    I've gone off opera/whisky
    je n'aime plus tellement l'opéra/le whisky
    I think she's gone off the idea
    je crois qu'elle a renoncé à l'idée
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