be off like a bucket of prawns in the midday sun

Australian Slang
1. leave very quickly;
2. become extremely rotten; stinking

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Be off like a bucket of prawns in the midday sun — 1. leave very quickly; 2. become extremely rotten; stinking …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • off — /ɒf / (say of) adverb 1. away from a position occupied, or from contact, connection, or attachment: to take off one s hat; the handle has come off. 2. to or at a distance from, or away from, a place: to run off. 3. away or out of association or… …   Australian English dictionary


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