Origin of screw-off
How to use screw-off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The powdered stone was removed from the hole by giving a screw form to the stem of the bit.
"I did n't fly off the handle," said the screw, twirling huskily at the end of the screw-shaft.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
The propeller to be worked by this novel engine was of course his long-idle screw.