give off

[ɡɪv ɒf]


to produce something like a smell, light or heat as the result of natural processes.

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While red suggests a passionate and dynamic homeowner, black is favoured by those who want to give off an air of power and prestige.

In the study, the authors determined that the SARS-CoV-2 affected endothelial cells in the lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, and intestines in infected patients. Furthermore, endothelial cells line the inside of blood vessels and give off a protein responsible for numerous processes such as blood clotting and immune response.

Collectively, beneath the veneer of “positive vibes” our posts give off, we run the risk of turning life amid pandemic into a corrosive popularity contest, as we compare our lives to others and want to present ourselves as not being worse-off, our every post carefully captured and captioned.

“After following up with all calls, the smell was determined to be given off by the #RedTide.

She didn’t want to give off the wrong impression or make it too easy for Will.