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went off

verb
past tense 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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“Went off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/went%20off. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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