What does 'put off' mean?

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #705 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (447)”, question 8

“I don’t think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I’m really off by his racist comments and his foul language,” Chris said to Ryan.

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English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #705 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (447)”, answer 8

“I don’t think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I’m really put off by his racist comments and his foul language,” Chris said to Ryan.

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“I don’t think I want to get together with Vince any time soon. I’m really made off by his racist comments and his foul language,” Chris said to Ryan.
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Coul you please tell me what “to be put off” exactly mean?

Hi,

‘Put off’ in the sentence suggests that you don’t like something as in: I really don’t like that food as I am always put off by the smell it makes.

Alan

Thanks Alan
Your explanations are so good that there is no need for additional questions :slight_smile:

Frida