Trigger off – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To trigger off something (or trigger something off) is to cause something to begin suddenly, especially something unpleasant or unwanted.

Examples of use:

1. Peanuts trigger off a severe allergic reaction in some people.

2. The suspicious death of the diplomat triggered off violent riots.

3. The skiers triggered off an avalanche.

4. All this pollen in the air has triggered off my hay fever.

infinitive
trigger off
present simple
trigger off and triggers off
-ing form
triggering off
past simple
triggered off
past participle
triggered off

Can you write a sentence with the phrasal verb ‘trigger off’?

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