To sell off something (or sell something off) is to sell it at a reduced or low price because you do not want it or because you need the money.
Examples of use:
1. He sold off all his books because he needed to raise some money for his air fare.
2. They are selling off their stock because the shop is closing next week.
To sell off a business is to sell all or part of it.
Example of use:
The Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell off its branch in Pakistan.
|present simple||sell off and sells off|
|-ing form||selling off|
|past simple||sold off|
|past participle||sold off|
Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘sell off‘ in a sentence?
Has your local shop sold off something in a sale?
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