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?
See also: dry, off
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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!
See also: dry, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When he went to the toilet to dry himself off, Barkin quickly paid the bill and left.
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