drain off

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Related to drain off: come off, in line with, blown out of the water, ran out

drain something off something

 and drain something off to cause or permit something
to flow from the surface or contents of something. Drain some of the broth off the chicken. Drain off the fat at the bottom of the pan.
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Drain off and serve plain, with cheese or buttered.
Next week: drain off that debilitating pox with new Lemsip Leeches
Drain off any fat and add loads of veg and it is instantly transformed to a "diet" meal.
It will not drain off parts or wick off into packaging materials.
WILD BERRY COMPOTE: Thaw 1 (1-pound) bag frozen mixed berries (available at Trader Joe's), making sure to drain off all juices.
A pneumatically controlled rubber roller can be used for applying additional pressure to the crushed packages in order to squeeze out high viscous products that will not drain off easily.
The tubes allow excess oil and condensation to drain off from the transmission and engine.
Buy extra lean mince, dry-fry it and drain off the excess fat.
They have a raised textured pattern to allow dirt and liquids to drain off, increasing traction and meeting ADA recommendations for slip resistance on flat surfaces.
The competing casinos in northwest Indiana would love it, of course, because they could easily beat the odds, ride out the highs and lows, and drain off all the gamblers.
Drain off the petrol or put an overwintering additive in the tank.
The tuna's succulent, yet there's no liquid to drain off.
Clinton and Gore certainly have believed their mission, in part, was to find a way to drain off the anti-government energy.
Then leave upside down in a dry shed to drain off any excess moisture.
Instead, it's a drainage problem: The tubes running from the testes to the epididymis, where sperm mature and acquire the ability to fertilize eggs, are unable to drain off the excess liquid.