get off on
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get off on(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(general)
a. encantar
Brad really gets off on extreme sports like skydiving.A Brad realmente le encanta los deportes extremos como el paracaidismo.
b. chiflar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It seems like Elena gets off on manipulating other people.Parece que a Elena le chifla manipular a otras personas.
c. molar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Berta gets off on gossiping about other people's private lives.A Berta le mola cotillear sobre la vida privada de los demás.
d. pirrarse por
I can't stand being around people who get off on spouting their accomplishments.No soporto estar con las personas que se pirran por ostentar sus logros.
e. disfrutar de
David gets off on telling everyone how much he knows about obscure art.David disfruta de decirle a todo el mundo cuanto sabe de arte poco conocido.
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get off on
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (colloquial)
a.
she really gets off on ordering people aboutrealmente le mola eso de mandar
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get off on
verb:transitive:plus_preposition
pirrarse por (informal)
he gets off on motorbikes
he loves making fun of people, he really gets off on it le encanta reírse de la gente, le chifla or se pirra (informal)
some people get off on discussing the quality of mangetout
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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