count off (something)

idiom

: to list (something) out loud
She counted off all the things she wanted to do.
He counted the reasons off on his fingers.

Examples of count off (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Caine and Wick count off paces and then draw on one another in the highest stakes battle yet. Men's Health, 24 Mar. 2023 By a rudimentary count off the television broadcast, Williams piled up 78 yards after contact. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 3 Oct. 2022 Acuña hit the 420-foot blast in the bottom of the fifth on a 1-2 count off of pitcher Corbin Burnes, last year's NL Cy Young award winner. Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY, 8 May 2022 Of course, no headset mic is going to stand up to the quality that standard microphones can deliver, so try not to count off too much for it. Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 9 Feb. 2022 Galleries used to count off how many times Sergio Garcia regripped his clubs. BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2021 My therapist told me that many patients count off street names from their hometown but that causes complications when your hometown is the birthplace of your trauma. Beth Ashley, refinery29.com, 1 Sep. 2021

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“Count off (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/count%20off%20%28something%29. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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