Learn how to say Off-The-Shelf correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word off the shelf:
from stock and readily available ⇒ you can have this model off the shelf
adjective (off-the-shelf when prenominal)
of or relating to a product that is readily available ⇒ an off-the-shelf model
of or denoting a company that has been registered with the Registrar of Companies for the sole purpose of being sold
Example Sentences Including ‘off the shelf’
And that somehow the doll just fell off the shelf onto the hook.
Adams, N I.O.U. – SOMEONE HAS TO PAY
As a plain clever woman I was lucky to get off the shelf at all, and of course a woman’s nothing unless she’s married.
Howatch, Susan ULTIMATE PRIZES
Even for economies that are largely dependent on oil imports like India, there are spot markets where they can buy crude off the shelf.
BUSINESS TODAY (2003)
Fleur advises customers to beware of copycat products which can be bought off the shelf.
Hardly a woman likely to leap off the shelf into the arms of a delighted suitor.
Murray, Stephen DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
I REFER to “Ban to keep smokes off the shelf ‘ and the editorial (The Advertiser, yesterday).
THE ADVERTISER, SUNDAY MAIL (2004)
So you are getting freshly filtered water for a fraction of the price that you pay for bottled water off the shelf.
BELFAST TELEGRAPH (2004)
The packaging is a researched, state of the art exercise inviting the shopper to reach out and take it off the shelf.
Kilmartin, Angela CYSTITIS
Within the last few days they have even begun to advise customers that they will be able to buy 3,500 different models ` off the shelf.
SUN, NEWS OF THE WORLD (1999)