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goes off

verb
present tense third-person singular of go off

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1 to break open or into pieces usually because of internal pressure
  • specialists were able to deactivate the bomb before it went off

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2 to move forward along a course
  • the wedding went off without so much as a single glitch

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goes like clockwork

goes off

goes off the deep end

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“Goes off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goes%20off. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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