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"haul it off" #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 20, 2010 20:14 pm   "haul it off"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #470 "English Slang Idioms (212)", question 8

"I don't want a broken tractor. I know you don't want to pay someone to haul it off or fix it but don't try to ......... it off on me," Tony said to Al.

(a) throw
(b) break
(c) pawn
(d) ship

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #470 "English Slang Idioms (212)", answer 8

"I don't want a broken tractor. I know you don't want to pay someone to haul it off or fix it but don't try to pawn it off on me," Tony said to Al.

Correct answer: (c) pawn

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"haul it off" #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 21, 2010 0:12 am   "haul it off"
 

Hi,
"Haul it off" means to physically remove/pull/drag some item out of a certain area.
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