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

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: "There had been a bit of horseplay for morale purposes and we wanted to dry ourselves off.
On reaching the island, we made it to the hotel and set about trying to dry ourselves off before dinner.
We sat around the camp fire and just tried to dry ourselves off.