dry off

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dry off

To remove wetness from oneself, someone, or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dry" and "off." Here's a towel so you can dry yourself off when you get out of the pool. Can you answer the phone while I dry off my hands?
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dry someone or something off

to remove the moisture from someone or something. Please dry your feet off before coming in. Dry off your feet before you come in here!
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Not ready to go home, Amadeus proved he was still passing through the terrible twos stage, when he threw a strop as his mother, Lilly, carried him out of the pool to dry him off.
If he shows any of the danger signals, dry him off, warm him up and let him recover.
They had just given him a bath and asked if I wanted them to dry him off,'' Gomez said.
So, after bathing her poodle one cold day, she decided to pop him into the microwave to dry him off.