English Idioms The Weekly Idiom: Off the cuff
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Definition:

Something said without preparation

Example Dialogue:

A: The professor called on me today to give a presentation.
B: Really?  Were you prepared?
A: No, I had to deliver the presentation off the cuff.  I don’t want to have to do that again.

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Comments
7 years, 1 month ago by Renu # 1205
I don't like surprise test in french because I am not able to deliver my presentation off the cuff.
7 years, 1 month ago by miss cathrine # 1210
"I have to join this job off the cuff."
Can I use like that???
6 years, 10 months ago by div19197 # 1224
cuff-punch...
6 years, 10 months ago by div19197 # 1225
in interview ma self introduction was off the cuff.....corect????

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