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tweak something off (of) someone or something

 and tweak something off
to flick something off someone or something; to remove something from someone or something by pinching. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Sarah tweaked a little beetle off of Fred. Sarah tweaked off a little bug.
See also: off, tweak

tweak

(tʍik)
tv. to adjust something slightly. Tweak the tuner a little and see if you can get that station just a little bit clearer.
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But the potential impact of this approach holds much promise, and the fact that TWEAK has been linked to multiple diseases should make it a more attractive drug target for drug companies.
Here are some tweaks that have surfaced this year along with some what-to-dos:
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JDS: Well, I probably shouldn't use that kind of phrase because that will sound like I meant the Illegitimacy book as a tweak and I did not.
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Tweak Photos is a nifty tool that lets users edit bulk photos in one go.
Analysts expect the central bank of Sweden to tweak its currency soon.
The new Asus R9 290 has a unique advantage in the shape of GPU Tweak, an exclusive Asus tool that helps users to squeeze every last drop of performance out of the Radeon R9 290 GPU.
You learn you can't fight certain ways and you go back to the drawing board to tweak it a little bit.
External John Cooper Works branding on the front grille and tailgate indicate the tweaks carried out under the skin of tuned cars.
Collins also gives advice on how to tweak each design to make it fly better.
But Tom Phillips was in a position to 'afford' it, and we also had the intangible benefit of being able to tweak Bill Clinton's ear on a regular basis.
There's a handful of lesbians and a few stray straights looking to pocket some tweak.
Packed with more than 400 pages of insider tips, the book delves beneath the surface to reveal little-known ways to tweak, modify, and customize Windows 7 so you can get every ounce of performance from your operating system.