There are 3 translations of off in Spanish:

off1

Pronunciation: /ɔːf; ɒf/

prep

  • 1 1.1 (from the surface or top of) de it fell off the table se cayó de la mesa he jumped off the wall saltó del muro she picked the envelope up off o [uso criticado/criticized usage]off of the floor recogió el sobre del suelo to eat off paper plates comer en platos de papel he ordered them off the train los hizo bajar del tren, les ordenó que se bajaran del tren 1.2 (indicating removal, absence) he lost two fingers off his right hand perdió dos dedos de la mano derecha there's a button off this shirt a esta camisa le falta un botón the lid was off the pan la cacerola estaba destapada he knocked 15% off the price rebajó el precio en un 15%, hizo un descuento del 15% 1.3 (from) [colloquial/familiar] he bought it off a friend se lo compró a un amigo I heard it off a friend (BrE) me lo dijo un amigo I caught the cold off her (BrE) ella me pegó el resfriado [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 2.1 (distant from) 3 ft off the ground a 3 pies del suelo 300m off the target a 300 metros del objetivo just off the coast of Florida a poca distancia de la costa de Florida 2.2 (leading from) a street off the square una calle que sale de or desemboca en la plaza the bathroom's off the bedroom el baño da al dormitorio
  • 3 3.1 (absent from) I've been off work for a week hace una semana que no voy a trabajar or que falto al trabajo she's off school at the moment está faltando or no está yendo al colegio 3.2 (indicating repugnance, abstinence) (BrE) he's off his food anda sin apetito I'm right off fish [colloquial/familiar] le he tomado or (esp Esp) cogido manía or asco al pescado I'm off liquor for Lent no bebo alcohol durante la Cuaresma is he off drugs/liquor now? ¿ha dejado las drogas/el alcohol?

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There are 3 translations of off in Spanish:

off2

adv

off often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( break off, pay off, take off, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( break, pay, take, etc).

  • 1 1.1 (removed) the lid was off la tapa no estaba puesta once the old wallpaper is off … en cuanto se quite el papel viejo … there are a few buttons off faltan unos cuantos botones he sat there with his shirt off estaba ahí sentado sin camisa he had his hat/socks off se había quitado el sombrero/los calcetines he had his shoes and socks off estaba descalzo the mark is off now ha salido or se ha quitado la mancha off! (BrE) [Sport] ¡fuera! hands off! ¡no (me or lo etc) toques! 20% off 20% de descuento 1.2off with (in interj phrases) off with those boots! ¡fuera esas botas! off with his head! ¡que le corten la cabeza! 1.3off and on on2 3 3
  • 2 (indicating departure) I must be off me tengo que ir where are you off to? ¿adónde vas? off we go! ¡vámonos! oh, no, he's off again ¡ya empieza or ya está otra vez! be off, you little rascal! ¡lárgate, sinvergüenza!
  • 3 (distant) the nearest village is five miles off el pueblo más cercano queda a cinco millas some way off a cierta distancia my birthday is a long way off falta mucho para mi cumpleaños voices off [Theat] voces (fpl) en off Christmas is not so far off now ya falta poco para Navidad

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).

There are 3 translations of off in Spanish:

off3

adj

  • 1 (pred) 1.1 (not turned on) the TV/light is off la televisión/luz está apagada the handbrake is off el freno de mano no está puesto make sure the electricity is off asegúrate de que la electricidad esté desconectada the water's off el agua está cortada, no hay agua 1.2 (canceled) the game/wedding is off el partido/la boda se ha suspendido the deal is off ya no hay trato 1.3 (not on menu) (BrE) lamb is off today hoy no hay cordero 1.4 (inaccurate) his calculations were off by a long way se equivocó totalmente or estaba muy errado en los cálculos
  • 2 (absent, not on duty) [hour/period] libre a day off o (AmE also) an off day un día libre John's off today John tiene el día libre hoy which day do you want off? ¿qué día quieres tomarte libre? I'm off at five salgo de trabajar or acabo a las cinco
  • 3 3.1 (poor, unsatisfactory) (before n) [year/season/moment] malo to have an off day tener* un mal día 3.2 (unwell) (pred) to feel off sentirse* mal she's (feeling) a little off no se siente muy bien 3.3 (rude, unfair) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] (pred) they didn't ask her in — that's a bit off no la hicieron pasar — ¡qué mal estuvieron! or ¡qué poco amables!
  • 4 [Culin] (pred) to be off [meat/fish] estar* malo or pasado [milk] estar* cortado [butter/cheese] estar* rancio see also go off 1 4
  • 5 (talking about personal situation) they are comfortably off están bien económicamente, están bien de dinero, son gente acomodada how are you off for cash? (BrE) ¿qué tal andas de dinero? how are we off for time? (BrE) ¿cómo andamos de tiempo? see alsowell-off, better-off, badly off etc

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).