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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He said: "Even now, after every single show, after I dry myself off, I make a point of going out and meeting people.
Besides, I'm staying at a lovely hotel at Weston Park so I can always nip back and dry myself off.
I dry myself off and get into bed where I fall asleep almost instantly - and don't wake up until my alarm goes off at 8am.
Then he gave me a towel to dry myself off and I was just so surprised that somebody who talked so dirty would have such clean-smelling laundry.
Dry myself off, clean the bath - very important children that you don't leave it dirty for the next person - and tip-toe into the bedroom to get dressed.
It annoys The Boss in particular if I stagger in from the garden, swill cold water over my head, and then dry myself off with the kitchen towel, a practice deemed to be 'disgusting'.