- dry off
[V P] They are then scrubbed with clean water and left to dry off for an hour or two in a warm room...
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dry off — transitive verb : to develop dormancy in (a plant) by withholding water * * * ˌdry ˈoff [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they dry off present participle drying off … Useful english dictionary
dry off — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms dry off : present tense I/you/we/they dry off he/she/it dries off present participle drying off past tense dried off past participle dried off if something dries off, or if you dry it off, all the … English dictionary
dry off — to dry salted fish by exposure to the sun … Dictionary of ichthyology
dry off — verb to become dry … Wiktionary
dry somebody off — ˌdry ˈoff | ˌdry sb/sthˈoff derived to become dry or make sth dry • We went swimming and then lay in the sun to dry off. • We dried our boots off by the fire. Main entry: ↑dryderived … Useful english dictionary
dry something off — ˌdry ˈoff | ˌdry sb/sthˈoff derived to become dry or make sth dry • We went swimming and then lay in the sun to dry off. • We dried our boots off by the fire. Main entry: ↑dryderived … Useful english dictionary
dry — dry1 [ draı ] adjective *** ▸ 1 with no water in/on it ▸ 2 without rain ▸ 3 hair/skin: rough ▸ 4 food: with little liquid ▸ 5 joking in serious way ▸ 6 writing: boring/serious ▸ 7 thirsty ▸ 8 alcohol: not sweet ▸ 9 used about a child ▸ 10 without … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
dry — dry1 W2S2 [draı] adj comparative drier superlative driest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not wet)¦ 2¦(weather)¦ 3 dry mouth/skin/lips/hair etc 4 run/go dry 5¦(humour)¦ 6¦(boring)¦ 7 dry cough 8 dry wine/sherr … Dictionary of contemporary English
dry — 1 /draI/ adjective comparative driersuperlative driest 1 NOT WET without water or liquid inside or on the surface: The floor was made of hard dry earth. | The paint isn t dry yet be careful! | Can you check if the washing s dry? | shake/rub/wipe… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
dry — [[t]dra͟ɪ[/t]] ♦♦ drier, dryer (comparative), driest, dries, drying, dried 1) ADJ GRADED If something is dry, there is no water or moisture on it or in it. Clean the metal with a soft dry cloth... Pat it dry with a soft towel … English dictionary