get off with

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

get off with ‎(third-person singular simple present gets off with, present participle getting off with, simple past and past participle got off with)

  1. (Britain, idiomatic, informal) To form a romantic relationship with.
    • 1934: Rose Macaulay, Going Abroad, Collins, London, p. 222:
      "Hero, obviously, has been getting off with a number of young Basques. I hope her parents won't let it go too far."
  2. (Britain, idiomatic, informal) To have a romantic assignation with.

Usage notes[edit]

The degree of intimacy varies with culture, but usually involves a minimum of kissing.

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