Correct use of “off” and “of”

Off” can represent a status of a electronic device, or a different location for “someone” or “something”.

Examples:




Turn off your laptop and go to bed.

The cat jumped off the bed.

Of” is a preposition and it is used  to express a belonging.

Examples:




This is an example of a sentences.

I can’t talk you out of this.

One Comment

  • John Beatty commented on November 25, 2015 Reply

    Certain parts of Ky. say off from it. I’ve always heard off of it. Is either correct?

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