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  • verbexplode
  • verbleave

synonyms for goes off

  • blow
  • blow up
  • burst
  • detonate
  • happen
  • occur
  • take place
  • befall
  • discharge
  • fire
  • mushroom
  • pass

antonyms for goes off

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  • arrive
  • come
  • enter
  • enter
  • arrive
  • continue
  • stay
  • come
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How to use goes off in a sentence

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It goes far to reconciling me to being a woman when I reflect that I am thus in no danger of ever marrying one.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Thomas goes on to contradict Aristotle, in holding quod nullum ens esset nisi corpus.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Leucippe herself goes far to make amends for the general insipidity of the other characters.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The lawyers do it for you; and if she goes away with Lovelock, nothing will be more simple than for me to have it arranged.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
“Alas, mon bon Monsieur, it goes from bad to worse,” sighed the old man.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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