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Why is 'ON' there? off Used to indicate movement away from a position ON I took it off the table. Come off the roof!
Aug 11, 2018 10:04 AM
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It was ON the table. I took it OFF the table. You are ON the roof. Come OFF the roof. Something/somebody is already ON something, indicating movement from that position ON something requires teh preposition OFF.
August 11, 2018
"on" is normally opposed to "off"
August 11, 2018
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