bring off
transitive verb Date: 1606 1. to cause to escape ; rescue 2. to carry to a successful conclusion ; achieve, accomplish

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  • bring off — [v] accomplish achieve, bring home the bacon*, bring to pass, carry off, carry out, discharge, effect, effectuate, execute, perform, pull off, realize, succeed; concepts 704,706 Ant. fail, lose …   New thesaurus

  • bring off — (something) to succeed in doing something. Only a megacorporation has the resources to bring off this kind of deal …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring off — ► bring off achieve (something) successfully. Main Entry: ↑bring …   English terms dictionary

  • bring off — index dispatch (dispose of), implement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bring off — verb be successful; achieve a goal She succeeded in persuading us all I managed to carry the box upstairs She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it The pianist negociated the difficult runs • Syn: ↑pull off, ↑negociate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bring off : present tense I/you/we/they bring off he/she/it brings off present participle bringing off past tense brought off past participle brought off to succeed in doing something difficult If they can… …   English dictionary

  • bring off — PHRASAL VERB If you bring off something difficult, you do it successfully. [V P n (not pron)] They were about to bring off an even bigger coup... [V n P] He thought his book would change society. But he didn t bring it off …   English dictionary

  • bring off — verb a) To succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult. I dont know how, but he managed to bring off the Acme Foods deal. b) To rescue; to liberate. Ill be taen too, Or bring him off …   Wiktionary

  • bring off — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring through, bring to effect, bring to pass, carry into effect, carry into execution, carry off, carry out, carry through, come through, come through with, commit, compass, crown… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bring off — {v.} To do (something difficult); perform successfully (an act of skill); accomplish (something requiring unusual ability). * /By skillful discussion, Mr. White had brought off an agreement that had seemed impossible to get./ * /He tried several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring off — {v.} To do (something difficult); perform successfully (an act of skill); accomplish (something requiring unusual ability). * /By skillful discussion, Mr. White had brought off an agreement that had seemed impossible to get./ * /He tried several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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