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D00M
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 11:05:24 AM

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Hello respected teachers,

Is the following grammatical/natural?

I like the evening when I get off of work.

I am looking forward to your answers.
TMe
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 11:30:56 AM

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I like the evening when I get off of work.

IMO It should be ;

I like the evening when I get off from work.

I am a layman.
D00M
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 11:52:12 AM

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Thank you TMe,

What about 'get off work'?

I am looking forward to your answers.
TMe
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 12:18:39 PM

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DOOM I am not a grammar expert. I have opined as per my experience. I am a legal attorney.

I am a layman.
palapaguy
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 12:31:38 PM

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TMe wrote:
DOOM I am not a grammar expert. I have opined as per my experience. I am a legal attorney.


Not to be confused with an illegal attorney, right? Whistle

DOOM - "Get off work" is very commonly used in my experience.
TMe
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 12:36:47 PM

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Beware of pseudo gals.

I am a layman.
NKM
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 1:35:43 PM

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I think either "get off" or "get off from" would be better than "get off of".

D00M
Posted: Saturday, September 09, 2017 1:47:52 PM

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Thank you all.

I am looking forward to your answers.
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