Off Words


### In modern English, ‘off’ word is used quite frequently But Many People Have confused that which off words have to be used in sentences. ‘off’ is also a very common word. It has quite a few functions in the English language, but the most common of which are the functions of an adverb and a preposition. It is also used to describe a state of discontinuance, or suspension: “Turn off the lights.’

### The prepositional function of ‘off’ is also a commonality. Here, it can be used as a word to indicate the physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union. “off” is Used as ‘away from’. 

### If i explain it in simple way that Off is the opposite of on. Ex:- ‘Turn off’ opposite of ‘Turn on’. 

### The word off is commonly seen as part of a phrasal verb, which is a single verb made up of more than one word.



1. Wipe that paint off the wall.(In this example, the prepositional phrase is off the wall. The word off is a preposition)

2. Stop showing off. (Here, off is a Particle)

3. She suggested to me that I call off the meeting.(Here, Phrasal verb(call) + Off)


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