screw off


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screw off

Inf. to waste time. Stop screwing off and get busy! I'm not screwing off. This is my lunch hour.
See also: off, screw
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Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
Two workers try to back the screw off, but it won't budge.
If you decide to rent, plan to tack up all the drywall with as few nails as possible, then screw off all the rock at the same time to save rental fees.
Students who want to ditch will still ditch, and people who screw off will still screw off.
I then cut the screw off so that just the head was protruding from the bottom of the barrel and placed a bit of marking agent on the screw head and carefully lowered the top metal into position into the sock.
Tiny as it is, this torch gives a great light but the thing we love about it most is you can screw off the top and use it as a free-standing candle.
Screw off the head, pour your washing-up liquid into the handle of the brush, screw the head back on, and then when washing, press a button on the handle to release a little liquid at a time.
Turn the trigger-engagement screw a t the front end of the trigger until the sear releases, then back the screw off one-half turn.
Tiny as it is, this torch gives a great light - both beam and flood - but the thing we love about it most is that you can screw off the top (which then becomes a base) and use the torch in freestanding candle mode.