nip off


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.nip off - sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
Translations

w>nip off

vi (Brit inf) → davonsausen (inf)
vt sep twigabknicken; (with clippers etc) → abzwicken; he nipped off the end of his fingerer hat sich (dat)die Fingerspitze gekappt
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PSG chief Nasser Ghanim Al-Khelaifi flew in HIS private plane to Sao Paolo and told Neymar he would be gifted a private jet so that he could nip off to Brazil when he had a spare hour or two.
uk, 020 3001 0628 UNDER PS300 Naples from PS167pp: Nip off for a three-night B&B stay at the four-star Ramada.
And you know when you are about to book a flight online, but you nip off to grab your credit card the prices jump up?
I rushed back to the van to get a camera and was just in time to see him nip off across the towpath.
He wants to have full control of what he does so any time he gets to nip off and do a bit of writing, he does it.
Viewers will see the comedian nip off to get changed into a PVC outfit for the scene after stepping behind a curtain.
Step 4: Nip off the excess rivet with a side cutter.
There sure has been a lot of trouble lately for Reddit, and I'd like to talk about that before I nip off for a spot of tea," he wrote.
Take the tops off cucumber plants and nip off the tips of the sideshoots a few weeks before you want to remove the plants from the greenhouse, to coax them into swelling.
Take the tops off cucumber plants and nip off tips of sideshoots a few weeks before you want to remove the plants from the greenhouse, to coax them into swelling.
Fans were already banned from smoking in the stands, but some would nip off to light up in an outside smoking area at half time.