have off
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have off
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. (very fam) (United Kingdom)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(have sexual intercourse)
to h it off (with somebody)echar un polvo (con alguien) cogerse (a alguien)
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have off
transitive verb
1 (have as holiday)
I'm having a fortnight off in July me voy a tomar dos semanas de vacaciones or permiso en julio; the children have got a week off for half term los niños tienen una semana de vacaciones a mitad del trimestre
they let us have a week off while the office was being decorated
2 (dislodge) quitar
he had the panelling off in no time quitó las mamparas en un santiamén; be careful or you'll have the pans off! ¡ten cuidado, no vayas a tirar las cacerolas!
3 (Britain)
to have it off echar un polvo (vulgar); to have it off with sb tirarse a algn (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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