Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Offing"

The meaning of "Offing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa offing?
A: It means killing.
Q: O que significa “i’m not offing myself”?
A: I am not going to kill myself
Q: O que significa offing?
A: so off is a verb
Q: O que significa offing ?
A: It means the more distant part of the sea, as seen from the shore.

Example sentences using "Offing"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com offing.
A: Offing: the near or foreseeable future.

I will point out that this is very old English and isn't used very much at all. You might see it in some literary works or occasionally tossed out by someone "of a certain age".

Example: "I've always been on my best behavior around Anna and even though she seems to like me well enough, a date doesn't appear in the offing."

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