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Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Bade007: 5:31pm On Apr 01
Me I mostly use offhead e.g I know this book offhead,most times I hear people saying offhand... please which of them is correct

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 5:36pm On Apr 01
Both are incorrect in this context of expression meaning to be able to recite something.
Its. " by heart"

"I know it by heart"
,"I can say it by heart"
" I can recite it by heart".


Modified.

Those arguing with me go study about contextual and literal meaning. I can't help you biko.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by westlius(m): 5:40pm On Apr 01
Omo speak broken or your dielect
No b you invent English

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 5:42pm On Apr 01
westlius:
Omo speak broken or your dielect
No b you invent English

Is he going to communicate with you in his dialect? Or is it everyone that understands his dialect?

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by opamoses1: 5:43pm On Apr 01
Check Google.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Richtaiwo: 5:44pm On Apr 01
Which one is off hand again? What I used to hear is off head, which is not even correct.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by westlius(m): 5:45pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:


Is he going to communicate with you in his dialect? Or is it everyone that understands his dialect?
Use pigin

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by surveyProf(m): 5:45pm On Apr 01
Offhand

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 5:52pm On Apr 01
westlius:

Use pigin


Is pidgin your language?

Okay use that expression in Pidgin. Say it in Pidgin.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by LookFront: 5:56pm On Apr 01
Offhead
Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by westlius(m): 6:02pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:



Is pidgin your language?

Okay use that expression in Pidgin. Say it in Pidgin.
I will use the Op words in pigin
Me I mostly use offhead e.g I know this book offhead,most times I hear people saying offhand... please which of them is correct.


I sabi the book wella like ABC

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 6:08pm On Apr 01
westlius:

I will use the Op words in pigin
Me I mostly use offhead e.g I know this book offhead,most times I hear people saying offhand... please which of them is correct.


I sabi the book wella like ABC

Lol.. so if you're in an interview with a board of directors and they ask you a question you will respond in Pidgin?

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by helinues: 6:13pm On Apr 01
Offhand is the correct word.


English words sometimes can be confusing.. Some are even using headoff.. cheesy

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Ballack1(m): 6:24pm On Apr 01
Off body

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by NaMe4: 6:42pm On Apr 01
None

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Melagros(m): 7:15pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:


Is he going to communicate with you in his dialect? Or is it everyone that understands his dialect?
So he should promote English language at the detriment of his mother tongue, right?

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Ikaeniyan0: 7:22pm On Apr 01
Bade007:
Me I mostly use offhead e.g I know this book offhead,most times I hear people saying offhand... please which of them is correct
Offhand is correct while offhead is wrong

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 7:24pm On Apr 01
Melagros:

So he should promote English language at the detriment of his mother tongue, right?

Its for the purpose of easy communication, yes!

If the English language is not so important why are you using to communicate me?
Why are people sending their wards to school to learn it?

I don't understand the hate on the English language when it in fact makes life easier for us considering we don't understand our different dialects and languages even as people of same nationality.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by westlius(m): 7:34pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:


Lol.. so if you're in an interview with a board of directors and they ask you a question you will respond in Pidgin?
Hahaha u don catch me

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Jewessgratitud3: 7:38pm On Apr 01
westlius:

Hahaha u don catch me

tongue. So if you know you're going to use the English language then use it right.

Therefore It's " I know it by heart " not " off. Hand"
Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Biodun556(m): 7:44pm On Apr 01
Off hand is correct

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by garriAndsugar: 7:49pm On Apr 01
Offleg

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by tollyboy5(m): 8:01pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:


Lol.. so if you're in an interview with a board of directors and they ask you a question you will respond in Pidgin?
It is " I know it off lit " grin

Stop misleading people

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by BobbyZrealist(m): 8:06pm On Apr 01
You know it "By Heart".
That's the correct answer.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Iykopee(m): 8:07pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:


tongue. So if you know you're going to use the English language then use it right.

Therefore It's " I know it by heart " not " off. Hand"

Who told you offhand isn't correct? When you answer a question without premeditation it is known as offhand. Don't come here and mislead impressionable people.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Mikespecialone(m): 8:11pm On Apr 01
Offhand jor , something wey dem teach us for primary school

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by aieromon(m): 8:32pm On Apr 01
Bade007:
Me I mostly use offhead e.g I know this book offhead,most times I hear people saying offhand... please which of them is correct

Offhand is correct.

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Depriest2020: 8:42pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitude3 wants to tell us that offhand that we were taught during our school days is wrong?

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by oneda(m): 8:54pm On Apr 01
Offhand wey Sir Paul use flog shege comot for me head that year is not correct?
I can recite the book of Psalms offhand ✔️
I can recite the book of Psalms extempore ✔️
I can recite the book of Psalms by heart ✔️
I can recite the book of Psalms offhead ❎

Abeg Aunty Jewessgratitud3 no over teach us o

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by pps1759(m): 10:04pm On Apr 01
I prefer off pant

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Natbrowny: 10:06pm On Apr 01
In this context. Its Offhand as against Offhead.

✅ Offhand means “without preparation; casually thoughtless or inconsiderate.”


❌ Offhead means 'to not be in control of your behaviour because you have drunk too much alcohol or taken drugs:

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Re: Offhand Or Offhead Which Is Correct by Dzzzz: 10:16pm On Apr 01
Jewessgratitud3:
Both are incorrect.
Its. " by heart"

"I know it by heart"
,"I can say it by heart"
" I can recite it by heart".
..Hmm English teacher 👏..Offhand is correct.

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