step off


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w>step off

vi +prep obj (off bus, plane, boat) → aussteigen (prep obj aus); to step off the pavementvom Bürgersteig treten; step off! (US sl) → verpiss dich! sl
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"We're taught to obey the man at our head: step off when he says so, and step in when he says so.
It was certainly an experience to step off the side of the bridge and slide across the Tyne.
And you do -- and when you step off the train, holding your hat onto your head, you've become an anachronism.
FOR thousands of visitors, it is the first thing they see when they step off the train on Tyneside - a rundown square.
The 23-year-old Emirati's attack on the police officer allegedly happened on December 26 last year, after the latter told her to put her clothes back on and step off a chair.
It's an excuse to step off the social treadmill, kick off your shoes and get your friends round for a Night In to support people living with cancer." To make a difference, simply register your interest at nightin.org.uk wait for your free Night In kit and ask your friends to donate whatever they can afford to your Night In.
NEWCASTLE veteran Steve Harper last night admitted it is time to "step off the rollercoaster" and find a new club.
You're safe as a hamster in your own safe house, watching this man walk on a wire between what used to be twin towers--there used to be a world to step off from; elevators, fax machines, water coolers.
Back to basics: Don't step off the boat while it's still moving.
EACH of us has the right and the responsibility to assess the road which lie ahead and those over which we have travelled, and if the feature road looms ominous or unpromising, and the road back uninviting-inviting, then we need to gather our resolve and, carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction.
first lady Michelle Obama and her daughter Malia step off Air Force One after arriving at Grand Canyon Airport in Arizona, August 16, 2009.
"It's as if you're going to step off a building, which I suppose you are."