One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘push off, will you—I'm busy’
go away, depart, leave, take oneself off, take off, get out, get out of my sight
go, go your way, get going, get moving, be off, take your leave, decamp, absent yourself
be off with you, shoo
hit the road, fly, skedaddle, split, vamoose, scat, scram, make yourself scarce, be on your way, run along, beat it, get, get lost, shove off, buzz off, clear off, skip off, pop off, go jump in the lake, go and jump in the lake
on your bike, go and chase yourself
British get stuffed, sling your hook, hop it, bog off, naff off
North American bug off, light out, haul off, haul ass, take a powder, hit the trail, take a hike
NZ Australian rack off, nick off
South African voetsak, hamba
vulgar slang bugger off, piss off, fuck off
British vulgar slang sod off
literary begone, avaunt
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