Where are you getting off?

get off phrasal verb meaning

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Yesterday I took the train to Leicester (I’ll leave out my impressions about the city) and was struggling to remember the phrasal verb that means ‘to leave the train’ and a few minutes later I heard somebody saying ‘Where are you getting off, my friend?’ That was it!

I think this is a fairly simple, but useful phrasal verb (however, it does have many more meanings).

Here are some examples just in case:

– After that, we’d leave the park and catch the eastbound 94, 148 or 390 from the Queensway station bus stop. We’d take a short ride to Lancaster Gate station, then get off the bus and continue walking up Lancaster Terrace (The Guardian).

– So, if you’re reading this on the commute, it’s not too late to get off your bus or train (The Guardian).

– Mr Hof is pleased that the train will go by his business, but now that Mr Franks has caught his attention, he’d like a little bit more from Congress. “There isn’t going to be a stop right next to the Bunny Ranch, but there should be,” said Mr Hof. “Tourists could get off the train and buy T-shirts.” (The Economist)

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