measure off


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measure off

or

measure out

vb
(tr, adverb) to determine the limits of; mark out: to measure off an area.
Translations

w>measure off

vt sep area, length of clothabmessen
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We can't really measure off of last year's success.
[USPRwire, Fri Apr 05 2019] The Twins square measure off to a pleasant begin (4-1) within the early stages of the 2019 season.
Potentially more significant, the high court ruling knocking the measure off the ballot was not unanimous, meaning one or more of the justices found it legally sufficient.
The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association filed the lawsuits, which would have kept the measure off the ballot.
"With this measure off the table, at least for now, American lives have been spared," Benjamin said in the March 24 statement.
And one shouldn't just go in and pull the measure off the shelf because it has 'quality of life' in the title." The measure must also take into account factors such as patient age, gender, and ethnicity.
I may fail to measure how many people saw the full page print advert in the newspaper but you can measure off a Facebook advert.
Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., a sponsor of the bill and a member of the Gang of Eight who drafted the legislation, said the overwhelming vote starts the measure off on the right foot.