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Off the wall
Eccentric or unconventional
Gee mate, she's off the wall! grace lee
Off ya chops
To be completely intoxicated
You're off ya chops! Sue Williams
Off ya' rocker!
To refer to a person who is behaving in a very strange or silly way
Gee mate, you're off ya rocker! Ryan Sorensen
Chat with my offsider, he'll work out the nitty-gritty with you. Bernadette Rainbird
Can be used in different ways, to attract attention or exclamation
Oi! Get me another beer please. Gabby Lowe
On the blink
not working, about to break-down
And just before the game came on the bloody telly went on the blink! Geread Skinner
On the outer
To be excluded
Yeah mate, they're on the outer at the moment. Steven McInnes
A quick examination of something
I'll give it a quick once over, but might have to come back later for a better look. Jenny Mc Cabe
One can short of a six pack
Basic pub insult to say someone is silly or eccentric.
They’re one can short of a six pack. Dimity Jessup
Western Australian term given to the rest of Australia.
Did you get that over east? Ryan Sorensen
Over the hill
Old and past one's best
Nan says "I’m a bit over the hill to do that". Jack Allen
How are you going? Are you ok?
G'day owyagoin alright? Mark Easton