Went-off Sentence Examples
He woke before the alarm went off and took his shower.
The next morning she was up before the alarm went off.
The dome light went off as he shut the door.
More gunfire and another smaller explosion went off somewhere else in the house.
He set the timer for the explosions to start on the opposite side of the planet, startled when the first went off as soon as he gave the order.Advertisement
When she rounded the corner to enter the room she shrieked, "Jesus, it looks like a bomb went off in here."
His flight was delayed and the power went off at the house.
As she replaced the lid, the fire alarm went off.
When Conde and Valenciennes had been taken, the British went off to assail Dunkirk and the Prussians retired into Luxemburg.
Apologies where appropriate, I think I went off a little half-cocked.Advertisement
As the father of King Leopold of Belgium's consort, the queen was much interested in his visit, which went off with great success and goodwill.
His fortunes were presenting a most interesting problem when, on the 31st of December 1882, at his house in Ville d'Avray, near Sevres, he died by a shot from a revolver which accidentally went off.
The mission party was to embark in Chinese junks (the word used) and smaller vessels, but that carrying the other envoys and the presents, which started before Ibn Batuta was ready, was wrecked totally; the vessel that he had engaged went off with his property, and he was left on the beach of Calicut.
Some few received their pay in hard cash, and went off to other wars; but the large majority, Breton.
It was raging from 1088 to 1091, and again from 1093 to 1096, when Robert tired of the losing game, pawned his duchy to his brother and went off on the First Crusade.Advertisement
Everything settled down so peacefully that when the prince took the cross, and went off to the Crusatles in 1270, no trouble followed.
But, while the meeting was still going on, Tyler went off to the Tower with a part of his horde, entered the fortress unopposed, and murdered the unhappy chancellor, Archbishop Sudbury, the treasurer, and several victims more.
Hamilton himself did not intend to fire, but his pistol went off as he fell.
I was telling D that Rainy went off the deep end when we told him about the girls!
I went off to college and messed around someâ€”did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that ageâ€”but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.Advertisement
So he went off cursing, like the foul-mouthed blackguard that he was, and swearing that he would have her yet.
He fired two blunderbusses in the air from the top of the house, and they went off.
My husband woke up, we had a chat then he went off to catch some catfish.
She then took another conveyance which went off in the direction we had agreed upon.
Molenaar picked up an injury and looked totally dejected (as well as being injured) as he went off.Advertisement
Their terms are vague at best and Erica soon realizes the riot went off half-cocked.
Everything went off peacefully, despite the heavy handedness of the police.
This event seems to have cooled the hotheads in Forfar, because very few went off to fight in the '45.
Despite my legs felling totally knackered I went off in pursuit of the guy in front.
Surprisingly tho, the site wasn't too mucky, then the rain went off and the sun even came out for a bit!
Helen has also narrated numerous documentaries including the RTS award winning The Night the Bombs Went Off.
One group went off to do orienteering during the morning, enabling them to learn how to use a map and compass.
He's relatively new to front-line politics, replacing Frank Dobson when he went off to be humiliated in the London Mayoral elections.
She would also have told another pediatric registrar, who was about to take over responsibility when she went off duty.
Anyway, a few years later I went off to secondary school, where I got a bit more involved with the RSPCA.
A few hardy souls went off for an early morning run, I personally had a cup of coffee in bed.
However the car felt much better (before I went off ), with less understeer yet still putting the power down well.
The arm serving the coal wharf went off to the right.
The pair went off and found their way eventually to Paris, leaving Musset in Italy, deeply wounded in his affections, but, to do him justice, taking all the blame for the rupture on himself.
A premeditated attack was made on the officers; a gun seized from one of them went off and slightly injured four nativesone a woman.
I raised the glass, and he went off over the window-sill in that crippled state.
He commonly went off in a rain.
From politeness and to start conversation, they asked him a few questions about the army and the battle, and then the talk went off into merry jests and gossip.
But Rostov went off to his squadron without waiting for tea.
I went off and devoured whatever food came by and slurped tea incessantly.
Apparently a suitcase bomb went off during a session.
Jesus let him go and death went off yelping in pain with its tail between its legs.
Within four seconds, steam pressure and power readings went off the scale; the zirconium fuel assemblies and the channels containing them disintegrated.
Harris worked as the young genius doctor Doogie from 1989-1993, when the show went off the air.
Michelle went off the pill and 20 years later, the family has grown to (soon) have a total of 18 kids.
Wasn't it Jon that went off to work while Kate stayed home with the kids?
It looks like explosives went off in the house, even if we only leave him for an hour.
So, I purchased two hooks for the leash ends and went off to the camping store.
The alarm clock went off finally and the vintners roused themselves.
You went off to school and tried to maintain a romantic relationship.
For example, if you were truly in love with him when you went off to college you wouldn't have been able to have an open relationship.
In televison's pre-cable days, midnight movies were also what your local affiliates put on to fill the time until they went off the air, usually at 3 AM.
After Passions went off the air in 2008, Gering appeared in the soap opera web series Venice and later as Rafe Hernandez on Days of our Lives.
The canceled status of the TV show Providence disappointed many fans when it went off the air after five seasons.
At one point, AW extended to 90 minutes, but eventually returned to the one hour format where it remained until the show went off the air.
She went off contract in 2005, appearing in a recurring status in 2006.
In September 2009, Guiding Light went off the air.
The English teacher went off the rails when Jen informed him that she didn'tt want a school teacher to take care of her child.
The show continued to follow her as she went off to college at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she met Heidi Montag.
Margolis, who was married to Guy Starkman but separated in 2008, was named the star of the last original reality television show for the Fox Reality Channel, which went off the air in March 2010.
Today, there are a number of manufacturers making Invader Zim merchandise, but the market isn't what it was when the show went off the air.
The Iraq war began in March 2003 and many soldiers went off to Iraq to fight for their country.
The mansion rocked as Dusty's first set of explosions went off.
I went off to college and messed around some—did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that age—but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.
A different instinct went off in Darian's mind, one that recognized the look on the Black God's face as being another sign Jenn was in more trouble than expected.