Phrase of the day

Discover a new phrase each day to use in your English! These are special phrases and sayings that English speakers use all the time, but you don't often see these phrases in English course books or other study material. Visit daily to learn some popular English phrases on a regular basis.
22nd April 2021

I'm off

We use this expression to say that we are leaving.
Usage
Written: 
No
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
No
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
I'm off.
OK, see you tomorrow.
Example 2
Have you finished?
Yes. I'm off now.

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