pack off

  • 1 pack off — ˌpack ˈoff [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pack off he/she/it packs off present participle packing off past tense …

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  • 2 pack off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pack off : present tense I/you/we/they pack off he/she/it packs off present participle packing off past tense packed off past participle packed off informal to send someone away somewhere suddenly To avoid… …

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  • 3 pack off — v. (D; tr.) to pack off to (to pack the children off to camp) …

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  • 4 pack off — pack (someone) off to send someone away. We packed the kids off to their grandparents for the weekend …

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  • 5 pack off — PHRASAL VERB If you pack someone off somewhere, you send them there to stay for a period of time. [INFORMAL] [V P n (not pron) to inf] Malcolm packed off Vivienne and the two children to stay in a caravan somewhere in Wales... [V n P to n] I… …

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  • 6 pack off — {v.}, {informal} To send away; dismiss abruptly. * /When an Englishman got in trouble long ago, his family would pack him off to Australia or some other distant land./ * /Jane couldn t really get started on her homework until she had packed the… …

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  • 7 pack off — {v.}, {informal} To send away; dismiss abruptly. * /When an Englishman got in trouble long ago, his family would pack him off to Australia or some other distant land./ * /Jane couldn t really get started on her homework until she had packed the… …

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  • 8 pack\ off — v informal To send away; dismiss abruptly. When an Englishman got in trouble long ago, his family would pack him off to Australia or some other distant land. Jane couldn t really get started on her homework until she had packed the children off… …

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  • 9 pack off — Synonyms and related words: beat back, bow out, brush off, bundle, bundle off, chase, chase away, chase off, cut, dismiss, drive away, drive back, fend off, give the air, give the gate, hold off, hustle out, keep off, push back, put back, rebuff …

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  • 10 pack off — I. (Active.) Despatch, send off, send away. II. (Neuter.) Depart, go, start, set out, set off, be off …

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  • 11 pack off — informal we packed our youngest son off to college just last week Syn: send off, dispatch, bundle off …

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  • 12 pack off — launch, send away …

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  • 13 Pack — Pack, v. i. 1. To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation. [1913 Webster] 2. To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a… …

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  • 14 pack — pack1 W3S2 [pæk] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(goods)¦ 3¦(crowd)¦ 4¦(protect something)¦ 5¦(snow/soil etc)¦ 6 pack your bags 7 pack a gun 8 pack a (hard/hefty/strong etc) punch Phrasal verbs  pack something<=>away …

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  • 15 pack — I. /pæk / (say pak) noun 1. a quantity of anything wrapped or tied up; a parcel; a packet. 2. a wrapped or otherwise contained load carried on the back by a person or by an animal. 3. a. → backpack (defs 1 and 2). b. a soldier s backpack. 4. the… …

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  • 16 pack — pack1 /pak/, n. 1. a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, esp. one to be carried on the back of an animal or a person: a mule pack; a hiker s pack. 2. a definite quantity or standard measure of… …

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  • 17 pack — Synonyms and related words: a mass of, a world of, abound with, accumulation, ace, adulterate, age group, amassment, amount, army, assemblage, assembly, backing, backpack, bag, baggage, bale, band, bar, barrel, barricade, basket, batch, battalion …

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  • 18 pack — pack1 [ pæk ] verb *** ▸ 1 put in container to move ▸ 2 protect in container ▸ 3 fill place completely ▸ 4 press to hard solid mass ▸ 5 carry gun ▸ 6 meeting/committee ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to put your possessions into a bag …

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  • 19 pack — I [[t]pæk[/t]] n. 1) a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, esp. one carried on the back of an animal or person 2) cvb a definite quantity or standard measure of merchandise together with its wrapping… …

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  • 20 pack — [[t]pæ̱k[/t]] ♦♦ packs, packing, packed 1) VERB When you pack a bag, you put clothes and other things into it, because you are leaving a place or going on holiday. [V n] When I was 17, I packed my bags and left home... [V n] I decided to pack a… …

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