a fear of teeth
- Off and running
adjective phrase Started and making good headway: by hitting one of his rare home runs, and I thought we were off and running [1960s+ Horse racing; they’re off! to signal the start of a race is found by 1833] Making a good start, progressing well, as in After the first episode the new soap opera […]
- Off at the knees
Related Terms cut oneself off at the knees
- Off-balance sheet reserve
noun 1. (accounting) a sum of money or an asset that should appear on a company’s balance but does not; hidden reserve
[awf-beys, of-] /ˈɔfˈbeɪs, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. located outside the perimeters of a military base: off-base housing for officers. adv. “unawares,” 1936, American English, from off (adv.) + base (n.); a figurative extension from baseball sense of “not in the right position” (1898), from notion of a baserunner being picked off while taking a lead.