One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Sharply attack someone or something.‘he will tee off on conservative politicians’‘Chang teed off on his opponent's serve’
- ‘There is one reason to tee off on her friends, and that's when they do the jealous stab in the back.’
- ‘Without Hambrick being effective, the Panthers will tee off on Carter.’
- ‘Unless they fix their running game, Julian and Co will tee off on Maddox.’
- ‘The more efficient the running game is, the better the pass protection becomes, because the defense can't tee off on Carr.’
- ‘That includes criticism from the Red Sox, who took turns teeing off on him earlier this spring.’
- ‘If you're off by a hair, the batter will tee off on you.’
- ‘After reading this quote, I teed off on Smith, believing his words to be at odds with what's on screen in his new motion picture.’
- ‘Norton's jab proved difficult for Ali to penetrate and his pressing style never allowed Ali to tee off on Norton.’
- ‘Andrew and Mickey are teeing off on John.’
- ‘And that was mainly due to a terrible cut over his eye that hindered his vision while Colin teed off on him.’
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