separate off


separate off
verb
partition by means of a divider, such as a screen
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screen off this part of the room

Syn: ↑screen off
Hypernyms: ↑partition, ↑zone
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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separate off [phrasal verb]
separate (someone or something) off or separate off (someone or something) : to cause (someone or something) to be separate from other people or things

He separated himself off from the crowd in the subway.

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Main Entry:separate

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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