Put one off

Repel or repulse someone, as in His bad manners put her off, or They were put off by the bad smell. [ c. 1900 ]
put someone off. Persuade someone to delay further action, as in He put off the creditors, promising to pay next week, or They managed to put him off from suing. [ Early 1600s ]


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