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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  14/ABR/2009 7:52 PM
Assunto:  TO GO OFF
Mensagem:  Johannes, I bet you are right.  Americans certainly say "to go off" in the sense of becoming very angry, but I had not heard the phrase you posted.  As Google clearly shows, somebody is using it somewhere! 

On an elevator one day, I overheard two men talking about a boss.  One man said, "We call him 'SCUD'.  We never know where he is going or when he will go off." 

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
TO GO OFF  –  MariaLuciana  13/ABR/2009, 8:14 PM
TO GO OFF  –  Dale/CR  13/ABR/2009, 9:02 PM
TO GO OFF  –  Josi  13/ABR/2009, 9:21 PM
TO GO OFF  –  PPAULO  13/ABR/2009, 9:24 PM
TO GO OFF  –  Márcio Farias  14/ABR/2009, 3:42 AM
TO GO OFF  –  Johannes  14/ABR/2009, 7:25 AM
TO GO OFF  –  Márcio Farias  14/ABR/2009, 9:47 AM
TO GO OFF  –  Dale/CR  14/ABR/2009, 11:38 AM
TO GO OFF  –  Johannes  14/ABR/2009, 3:44 PM
 TO GO OFF  –  Dale/CR  14/ABR/2009, 7:52 PM

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