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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But as you dry yourself off after the latest August downpour, spare a thought for Kevin Bain.
As the Guide states, after using your towel for all manner of other purposes, "You can of course dry yourself off with it if it still seems to be clean enough.
They may be invigorating, especially if you dry yourself off afterwards with a rough towel, but they are really only enjoyable in retrospect.
So if you take a shower, dry yourself off and immediately put on a cream or ointments that'll trap the water in the skin and prevent the skin from drying out so much," recommends Dr.
Then, to dry yourself off take a shot on The Waveswinger and fly through the air - and if you've time, enjoy the view.