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What's the difference between off putting, putting Off...
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Bozo
2020-02-13 16:40:38 UTC
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and putting Out?
Peter Duncanson [BrE]
2020-02-13 19:00:04 UTC
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Post by Bozo
and putting Out?
https://www.lexico.com/definition/off-putting

off-putting
adjective

Unpleasant, disconcerting, or repellent.

"putting-off" can have the same meaning:
https://www.lexico.com/definition/putting-off

However, to "put off" is often used to mean to deliberately delay
something.
https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/put-off

"putting out" has a variety of meanings:
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putting%20out
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Peter Duncanson, UK
(in alt.usage.english)
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