Confusing Words Of And Off

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Confusing Words Of And Off - Quiz

OF: belonging to or connected with someone or something. Usually without modifying the meaning. OFF: away at a distance in space or time. Conjunction with verb, which is not the case with ‘OFF’.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    • A.

      Of

    • B.

      Off

    Correct Answer
    A. Of
  • 2. 

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
  • 3. 

     He drove ____ at the most incredible speed.                           

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "off". In this sentence, "off" is used to indicate that he drove away from a starting point or departed from a location. It suggests that he drove at an extremely high speed, emphasizing the incredible nature of his driving.

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  • 4. 

     Someone's run ___ with  my bike.                    

    • A.

      Of

    • B.

      Off

    Correct Answer
    B. Off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "off". In this sentence, "off" is used to indicate that someone has taken or stolen the speaker's bike. It implies that the bike was previously in the possession of the speaker and has now been taken away from them.

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  • 5. 

     I think she has to do something with that revolting    dog ___ hers!                          

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is used to indicate possession in this sentence. The phrase "that revolting dog of hers" means that the dog belongs to her.

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  • 6. 

     The president ___ the United States.                     

    • A.

      Of

    • B.

      Off

    Correct Answer
    A. Of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of". In this sentence, "of" is used to show possession or association. It indicates that the president is a part of or belongs to the United States.

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  • 7. 

    I'm just going ___ to the shops.                      

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "off". In this sentence, the phrase "going off" means that the speaker is leaving or heading to the shops. The word "off" is used to indicate movement away from a particular place or location.

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  • 8. 

    If we can get ___ early tomorrow morning we'll avoid most of the traffic.                        

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Off
    Explanation
    If we can get off early tomorrow morning, we'll avoid most of the traffic. The word "off" in this context means to leave or start a journey. By getting off early, it implies that the person will be able to start their journey before the peak traffic hours, thereby avoiding most of the traffic.

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  • 9. 

    Timmy enjoys reading the complete plays __ Harry Potter.                    

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    Timmy enjoys reading the complete plays of Harry Potter.

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  • 10. 

    I'm __ now - see you tomorrow.                

    • A.

      Off

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "off". In this sentence, the speaker is indicating that they are leaving or ending their current activity. They are expressing that they will not be available until tomorrow.

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