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What does 'put off' mean?



 
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What does 'put off' mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:24 am   What does 'put off' mean?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #705 "English Slang Idioms (447)", question 8

"I don't think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I'm really ......... off by his racist comments and his foul language," Chris said to Ryan.

(a) made
(b) set
(c) put
(d) done

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #705 "English Slang Idioms (447)", answer 8

"I don't think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I'm really put off by his racist comments and his foul language," Chris said to Ryan.

Correct answer: (c) put

Your answer was: incorrect
"I don't think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I'm really made off by his racist comments and his foul language," Chris said to Ryan.
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Coul you please tell me what "to be put off" exactly mean?
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What does 'put off' mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 29, 2008 9:54 am   What does 'put off' mean?
 

Hi,

'Put off' in the sentence suggests that you don't like something as in: I really don't like that food as I am always put off by the smell it makes.

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What does 'put off' mean? #3 (permalink) Fri Dec 19, 2008 22:21 pm   What does 'put off' mean?
 

Thanks Alan
Your explanations are so good that there is no need for additional questions :)

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