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clear off (third-person singular simple present clears off, present participle clearing off, simple past and past participle cleared off)
- (informal) To leave abruptly.
- To clear the table.
- 1959, Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House:
- “I clear off at ten,” she said. “The dishes are supposed to be back on the shelves. […]
- To pay off debts.
- I hope you clear off your bill before you leave.
- (leave abruptly): Often used in the imperative, instructing someone to go away or scram.