offline : Common Errors in English

About offline

When your computer is connected to the Internet, you are online. When you disconnect from the Internet, you are offline.People who don’t understand this often say of things they get from the Internet that they downloaded them “offline,” evidently thinking that the word means “off of the Internet.” Nothing can be uploaded or downloaded to a site when you are offline.

offline in News

  1. ACES To Go Offline This Weekend

    ACES will go offline beginning at 5pm Friday, June 14th, and it will remain unavailable until midday on Sunday the 16th. Exactly what time the system will be back online remains to be seen and may be earlier or later.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Duke University

  2. Gadgetwise: Tip of the Week: Go Offline With Google Maps for Android

    The Google Maps app for Android has an offline mode that lets you store maps on your phone for those times when you can’t get a data-network connection.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New York Times

  3. Tip of the Week: Go Offline With Google Maps for Android

    The Google Maps app for Android has an offline mode that lets you store maps on your phone for those times when you can't get a data-network connection.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: New York Times

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