number off


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number off

vb
(Military) (adverb) to call out or cause to call out one's number or place in a sequence, esp in a rank of soldiers: the sergeant numbered his men off from the right.
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I asked them to take my number off their list, but I'm not hopeful.
They have taken the "20" number off the side of packets.
It was only a couple of minutes later that someone said we were only one number off so the cheers turned into glum looks, thinking 'We were so close'.
Keeping your phone number off Facebook also gives corporations less information to collect.
Davidson said: "I'll get Steven's number off Gregory Tade and get in touch with him.
In Sefton, the average number off on any day was 104, with a total loss of 20,420 working days across the year, while in Wirral, the daily average was 90, amounting to 17,560 over the year.
A spokesman said: "It was a worry and we had to bring in extra staff to cope with having such a large number off work.
Howard Casey, Police Federation deputy secretary and disciplinary liaison officer at South Wales Police, said the reason South Wales Police had the largest number off is because it is the biggest force in Wales.
One of the syndicate said: "We won a second prize, but were only one number off the top prize.
The keeper can also take the number off the vehicle and retain it until he or she wants to put it on another car.
The man got Jessi's phone number off her profile on MySpace, the most popular of the dozens of social networking sites on the Internet.
Leave your home address and phone number off your checks.