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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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I was dead serious and I wasn't tweaking anybody in that book.
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After all the texture mapping and metal tweaking, it came down to a precise, near-black-blue background color," Gabbay said.
Rico Quicho said Binay is not swayed by the tweaking of the voters' preference polls because his core supporters remain solid.
Basic home theater installation from scratch is covered; from understanding the specialized lingo of the home theater industry to learning buying options, setting up the sound and screen for the best overall experience, and tweaking the technology.
Tuning, tweaking and tinkering on a PC can help users discover solutions that will maximize performance.
The UCLA guard did plenty of customary things, such as draining big shots to help his team win a Pac-10 Tournament title and tweaking his right ankle again but playing through it.
Our new D3 technology is a milestone in the industry and provides the highest level of accuracy with no ongoing cost of tuning and tweaking the sensor," said Ryon Packer, vice president of product management, business development and marketing for Intrusion Inc.
Mostly, they fit the plot, albeit with some tweaking, and the Troubadour band with backup vocal help from Lisa Valenzuela powers the whole event forward.
Noted for tweaking classical music tradition, the Gryphon Trio replaces sheet music with the MusicPad Pro, "the biggest breakthrough for musicians since music was printed.
We're tweaking this, and we're tweaking that, but there's only so much that can be done,'' unless the council looks at development, said Councilman Dave Golonski.
18um and below, designers are forced into multiple iterations of tweaking layout and/or device sizes to achieve design closure.