good off

good off

Shirk work or responsibility, loaf; fool around. For example, We were supposed to be studying but we were really goofing off, or If you ever feel like goofing off, please call me. This idiom was a synonym of goof up during World War II, a usage that has died out. [Slang; 1920s]
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There are beautiful mature gardens, a driveway to the front together with car port to the side plus driveway with good off street parking.
Brucie needs to live with another playful dog and is very good off the lead, although his recall needs reinforcing with treats.
You just have to try your best and luckily I hit the ball good off the tee and I got half-decent scores.
The new polymer blend of the Goodyear Wrangler AT/SA is good not only for the environment due to its low aromatic oil content; it also provides excellent wet grip and mileage together with good off-road performance, while the tread's high cut resistance also helps ensure good off road performance.
But the Londoner looked just as good off the catwalk as she did on it.
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But European Tour supremo George O'Grady revealed: "I played with him in a pro-am recently and he is very good off a handicap of four.
Award winning, intimate restaurant on busy highway, free standing building with good off street parking.
Suspension may be a little truck-like for the road but is seriously good off it.
Golden-haired soccer star Robbie Savage has revealed his scoring record is just as good off the pitch.
Pippa loves to play fetch, she is good off lead, is a very fast runner and has a strong hunting instinct.
After a strong start to the season under new manager Ally McCoist, things are looking good on the pitch for Rangers - but not so good off it.
An onlooker said: "They all scrubbed up well and certainly looked as good off the pitch as they do on it.
I will need to put pressure on Pat, and I know she is really good off the tee.
Unlike most Lurchers, Liselle is very good off the lead with super recall and she enjoys playing with dogs.