bounce off

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bounce off (third-person singular simple present bounces off, present participle bouncing off, simple past and past participle bounced off)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) to test (ideas) on someone
  2. to come off something with a bounce.
    The ball bounced off the wall.
  3. to move away with a bouncing movement.
    She bounced off out of the room.

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