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move someone or something off (from someone or something)

 and move someone or something off (of someone or something)
to remove someone or something from on top of someone or something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) The referee moved the wrestler off from his fallen opponent. I moved the beam off of the leg of the man.
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move off (from someone or something)

to move away from someone or something. The doctor moved off from the patient, satisfied with her work. The officer stopped for a minute, looked around, and then moved off.
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A few hours after the incident, he said: "The animal has been recovered from the track but the train sustained some damage and the engineers are preparing it to move off.
Used for rocket engine testing and nuclear research since the 1940s, the lab has extensive contamination in the soil and groundwater, prompting concern that heavy metal and chemicals could move off site in surface water.
Bell Environmental's Bell Strip system is able to displace birds by giving them a powerful, yet non lethal, shock upon landing on the electric device--causing the bird to be uncomfortable enough that it is forced to move off of the building.
Council spokesperson Philip Davies said a small gap remains at the moment to enable the people there to move off after which it will be closed off.
Malys will join the Compensation and Nominating Committees; Robert Heinlein will move off of the Board's Nominating Committee and Scott Filstrup from the Compensation Committee to provide seats for Mr.
FRUSTRATED Jim Moffat blasted his sloppy side's discipline as nine-man Montrose stole a point to move off bottom.
When people have crossed, you must not move off until the patrol officer has returned to the pavement and signalled you to do so.
Bell Environmental's Bell Strip system is able to displace birds by giving them a powerful, yet nonlethal, shock upon landing on the electric device --causing the bird to be uncomfortable enough to move off the building.
With 4,500 stores worldwide, we help gamers of all ages move off of the sidelines and into the game with global in-store tournaments, online promotions and special events such as today," indicated Tom DeNapoli, Vice President of Marketing for GameStop Corp.
In deep snow, it's best to get it right first time or the wheels very quickly become dug in - easier to do if you keep the front wheels straight as you move off.
Reports from the refuge indicate snow and Ross' geese are starting to move off the closed zone and have been working hunting sites T, U, W, Y15a, Y15b, 312b, 312c and 115b.
Frank Theodoropoulos spends a lot of time scouting the refuge and reports that snow geese are finally starting to move off the closed zone and have been working hunting sites T, U, W, 312(b&c) and 115(b).
The 2006 business plan will also concentrate on building shareholder value by overcoming penny market specific valuation dynamics and setting its sights on a move off the Over the Counter Bulletin Board Exchange (OTCBB).
The company's negotiating committee has continued to refuse to negotiate the many language issues that remain open for resolution and they have steadfastly refused to move off their initial economic proposal.
According to witnesses, the driver of the vehicle directly behind Braddock had an opportunity to move her car to allow Braddock to move off the tracks but didn't, Spickard said in his statement.