strip off

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To remove anything by stripping, e.g. items of clothing or paint from the side of a ship

Victor sat on a rock and tried to strip off his waders, his body shaking so much that he couldn't get a decent grip.

To be removed by stripping

On an old plant, this tends to strip off in long, tough, stringy lumps, a bit like short lengths of raffia.

To remove all of one's clothes (or sometimes to remove all except underclothes, or figuratively)

The other recruits started to undress where they stood but Ledanseur was too embarrassed to strip off in front of his new comrades. He went into the shower block and undressed there.

If you strip off your clothes, you take them off. He stripped off his wet clothes and stepped into the shower. see also strip 4
The process of separating transactions during submission of a batch for settlement For example, First Data strips off American Express transactions and sends them directly to Amex for processing
tear a strip off somebody
To scold vigorously

The boss tore a strip off him for arriving late to the meeting.

strip off

    Türkische aussprache

    strîp ôf

    Aussprache

    /ˈstrəp ˈôf/ /ˈstrɪp ˈɔːf/

    Etymologie

    [ 'strip ] (verb.) 13th century. Middle English strippen, from Old English -strIepan; akin to Old High German stroufen to strip.

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