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list off

To enumerate the people or things on a list. A noun or pronoun can be used between "list" and "off." Once she began listing off all the things we needed to do for the wedding, it started to dawn on me how much work it was going to be. The local radio began listing names off of people who died in the attack.
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list someone or something off

to recite a list of people or things, one by one. She listed everyone off in order without having to look at her notes. She listed off the names of the people who are always late. Dale listed each one off.
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The serial hoarder can be seen digging through piles of VHS tapes and vinyl records as he lists off the main characters of 1980s hit TV series Dallas.
He's been compared favourably to Paul O'Connell (inset) and while he lists off the leaders in the team - Best, Sexton, O'Mahony and more - Ryan says there's an onus on him to speak up too when the time is right.
Trump knows he did something wrong, so he lists off a bunch of his controversies, but Flynn is here to get him "to come clean for the good of the country."
"Singing for Princess Diana "Singing for Princess Diana and Prince Charles in the living room of Kensington living room of Kensington Palace, appearing at the Palace, appearing at the Hollywood bowl and singing Hollywood bowl and singing at Bob Geldof 's wedding to at Bob Geldof 's wedding to Paula Yates," he lists off the Paula Yates," he lists off the top of his head as some of the highlights of his career, " the highlights of his career, ""and bringing out my first two "and bringing out my first two albums as an adult is up there as well."
"Singing for Princess Diana and Prince Charles in the living room of Kensington Palace, appearing at the Hollywood bowl and singing at Bob Geldof's wedding to Paula Yates," he lists off the top of his head as some of the highlights of his career, "and bringing out my first two albums as an adult is up there as well."
The website www.Hemp4Water.com outlines his plan to help save the Florida water systems in detail, as well as lists off many of the industries that will be positively affected by the de-scheduling of hemp.
Bias lists off "racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, ableism--because these topics are so interrelated that it makes little sense to look at one without considering the implications of and for the others."
The film lists off some of the greatest players who moved on from the Ems to the major leagues, including Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt, and there is also an interview with current Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Mike Sweeney, who discussed his two years in Eugene.
He can help lists off to a good start having been found a soft Group 2 in the StanJames.com Jockey Club Stakes tomorrow, while the way he was campaigned last year suggests he'll be having a few shots at the lesser Group 1s on the continent or in North America, which score the same as those in Britain and Ireland.
Livingston lists off the soprano leads in Don Carlos, La Forza del Destino and Luisa Miller.
"I was told all my life: `You just don't see Chinese women sitting in a director's chair.' " With slight contempt, she lists off the "appropriate" careers: pharmacist, teacher, doctor.
The Breffni skipper lists off the priorities for Terry Hyland's in-form side as they prepare to face Tyrone in the decider ahead of their Ulster Championship tie with Armagh next month.