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  • verbexplode
  • verbleave

synonyms for going off

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

antonyms for going off

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

That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
All my musical studies till now have been a mere going to school, a preparation for him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And now I am going on to a review of the broad facts of the educational organization of our present world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Then both the partners laughed together—pleasantly and cheerfully, as men who are going to receive money, often do.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
"We are going into the sunlight, out of the shadow;" and she glanced back at the west, which was of a slaty blackness.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Concurrently with it there will be going on, as I have said, a man's special technical training.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
He lifted his head, looked around him, and was just going to switch off the light, when he noticed the open book on his table.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
A little boy had been quarrelling with his sister named Muriel just before going to bed.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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