be off for (something)

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be off for (something)

To have a certain quantity of something. How are you off for bowls? I can bring more.
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be ˌoff for ˈsth

(informal) have a particular amount of something: How are we off for coffee (= how much have we got)?
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References in classic literature ?
Then I am off for him," said Sancho; and leaving his master he went in quest of the bachelor, with whom he returned in a short time, and, all three together, they had a very droll colloquy.
You must know I have transacted all my ordinary business--made my purchases, and am off for New York in the next packet--"
I am off for my afternoon walk, and she has promised to bar the door behind me and open it to none.
I am off for a bit of a holiday as my wife is expecting a baby and I will be riding in Japan in June.
My shoulder is very sore, but regardless of how long the injury takes to heal, I have been told that I am off for four weeks because I was knocked out for three minutes.