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[usually in imperative] Go away.‘“Clear off!” he yelled’
go away, get out, leavebe off with you!, shoo!, make yourself scarce!, on your way!beat it, push off, clear out, shove off, scram, scoot, skedaddle, buzz offhop it, sling your hookrack offbug off, take a hikevoetsak, hambapiss off, bugger offbegoneView synonyms
- ‘He's had two children by her and then in 2002 he clears off.’
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