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tweak something off (of) someone or something

 and tweak something off
to flick something off someone or something; to remove something from someone or something by pinching. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Sarah tweaked a little beetle off of Fred. Sarah tweaked off a little bug.
See also: off, tweak

tweak

(tʍik)
tv. to adjust something slightly. Tweak the tuner a little and see if you can get that station just a little bit clearer.
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But the potential impact of this approach holds much promise, and the fact that TWEAK has been linked to multiple diseases should make it a more attractive drug target for drug companies.
Here are some tweaks that have surfaced this year along with some what-to-dos:
You can block dangerous attachments, disable downloads, and perform other tweaks that will protect your family from the dangers of the Internet.
JDS: Well, I probably shouldn't use that kind of phrase because that will sound like I meant the Illegitimacy book as a tweak and I did not.
Tweak one: Conveying ownership (and unlocking creativity)
Tweak Photos is a nifty tool that lets users edit bulk photos in one go.
Analysts expect the central bank of Sweden to tweak its currency soon.
The latest tweak would show up posts having tagged Pages, which a user has 'liked' before.
The new card benefits from exclusive Asus GPU Tweak, an easy-to-use tuning tool for instant performance boosts, 4GB of super-fast GDDR5 memory for the best gaming experience at the highest resolutions and incorporates AMD Eyefinity and TrueAudio technologies to enable expansive multi-display setups and bring in-game audio to life with more accurate environmental sounds, the company said.
I'm not going to change my style, but when things like the Mayweather (Floyd Jr) defeat happen you've got to tweak things.
A HIGH-performance tweak boosting the power of a MINI Cooper S from 175bhp to 192 will cost enthusiasts pounds 1,095.
Truly, Del Aguila, the composers and certainly the Boyz know whereof they tweak.
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Collins also gives advice on how to tweak each design to make it fly better.