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Subject: 'out of' vs. 'off of'
Question: Why do you get ''out'' of a chair, but ''off'' of a sofa, bench, etc.? Is is just a colloquialism, or is there a root cause? Conversely, you sit ''in'' a chair, but ''on'' a bech, sofa, stool, etc.
From: Lucas Munoz
Date: 02-Oct-2012
Replies:
  1. Re: 'out of' vs. 'off of'    Geoffrey Richard Sampson     (15-Oct-2012)
  2. Re: 'out of' vs. 'off of'    Elizabeth J Pyatt     (03-Oct-2012)
  3. Re: 'out of' vs. 'off of'    Susan D Fischer     (03-Oct-2012)
  4. Re: 'out of' vs. 'off of'    Anthea Fraser Gupta     (04-Oct-2012)

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