switch off

phrasal verb

switched off; switching off; switches off
: to turn off (something) by turning or pushing a button or moving a switch, lever, etc.
He switched off the light/lamp.
He switched the TV off.
informal : to stop paying attention
When the topic turned to the stock market, he switched off.

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“Switch off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/switch%20off. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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