of course vs off course

of course vs off course
  Of course is an informal way of saying 'yes' or to give someone permission to do something.
  For example:-
  Student: Can I have some extra homework?
  Me: Of course you can.
  Off course is used when a vehicle doesn't follow a planned, or intended, route.
  For example:-
  Tapes recovered from the airliner's cockpit voice recorder indicate that the crew were unaware that they were off course and violating Soviet airspace.

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