want off of (something)

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want off of (something)

1. To desire to disembark from something or come down off of something. Please, I want off of this roller coaster—it's making me sick! Why didn't you stop? I wanted off of the bus three blocks ago! I could tell those poor kids just wanted off of that stage.
2. To desire or require for someone to disembark from something or come down off of something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "want" and "off." I want you kids off of this train, or I'll call the police! That slide is for bigger boys and girls, Tommy. I want you off of it right now!
3. To desire or require for someone to no longer be taking drugs or a certain kind of medication. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "want" and "off." I want you off of those drugs if you're going to be staying in our house, understand? The surgeon said she wanted me off of blood thinners before she would operate on me.
See also: of, off, want