be off

idiom

: to leave : to start going, running, etc.
I must be off if I want to make the next bus.
And the runners are off.

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“Be off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20off. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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