come+off

  • 1 come off — {v.} 1. To take place; happen. * /The picnic came off at last, after being twice postponed./ 2. {informal} To do well; succeed. * /The attempt to bring the quarreling couple together again came off, to people s astonishment./ …

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  • 2 come off — {v.} 1. To take place; happen. * /The picnic came off at last, after being twice postponed./ 2. {informal} To do well; succeed. * /The attempt to bring the quarreling couple together again came off, to people s astonishment./ …

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  • 3 come off — or[through with flying colors] {v. phr.} To succeed; triumph. * /John came off with flying colors in his final exams at college./ …

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  • 4 come off — or[through with flying colors] {v. phr.} To succeed; triumph. * /John came off with flying colors in his final exams at college./ …

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  • 5 come\ off\ it — • come off it • get off it v. phr. slang Stop pretending; bragging, or kidding; stop being silly. Used as a command. So I said to the duchess... Jimmy began. Oh, come off it, the other boys sneered. Fritz said he had a car of his own. Oh, come… …

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  • 6 come off as — come off (as) to appear to have a particular attitude, intention, or character. I didn t want to come off as weak …

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  • 7 come off — (as) to appear to have a particular attitude, intention, or character. I didn t want to come off as weak …

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  • 8 come off — [v] transpire befall, betide, break, chance, click, come about, develop, go, go off, go over, hap*, happen, occur, pan out, prove out, succeed, take place; concept 4 Ant. not happen …

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  • 9 come off — ► come off 1) succeed; be accomplished. 2) fare in a specified way. Main Entry: ↑come …

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  • 10 come off it — ► come off it informal said when vigorously expressing disbelief. Main Entry: ↑come …

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  • 11 come off it! — (informal) Don t be ridiculous! • • • Main Entry: ↑come …

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  • 12 come off — phrasal verb Word forms come off : present tense I/you/we/they come off he/she/it comes off present participle coming off past tense came off past participle come off 1) come off something [intransitive/transitive] to fall off something that you… …

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  • 13 come off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If something comes off, it is successful or effective. [V P] It was a good try but it didn t quite come off... [V P] Slovo said it was a great occasion which he hoped would come off in an orderly and peaceful way. 2) PHRASAL VERB… …

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  • 14 come off it — [in imperative] informal said when vigorously expressing disbelief * * * come off it informal : to stop talking or acting in a foolish way usually used as an interjection “I could be a pro golfer if I really tried.” “Oh, come off it! You re not… …

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  • 15 Come off it! — 1. AND Get off it! exclam. Stop acting arrogantly! □ Oh, you’re just one of us. Come off it! □ Come off it, Tiff You’re not the Queen of England. 2. exclam. Give up your incorrect point of view! □ Come off it! You’re wrong, and you know it …

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  • 16 come off it — also[get off it] {v. phr.}, {slang} Stop pretending; bragging, or kidding; stop being silly. Used as a command. * / So I said to the duchess... Jimmy began. Oh, come off it, the other boys sneered./ * /Fritz said he had a car of his own. Oh, come …

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  • 17 come off it — also[get off it] {v. phr.}, {slang} Stop pretending; bragging, or kidding; stop being silly. Used as a command. * / So I said to the duchess... Jimmy began. Oh, come off it, the other boys sneered./ * /Fritz said he had a car of his own. Oh, come …

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  • 18 come off — UK US come off Phrasal Verb with come({{}}/kʌm/ verb INFORMAL ► to happen as planned, or to succeed: »The meeting never came off. »Despite some small problems, the acquisition went off pretty smoothly …

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  • 19 come off — phr verb Come off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑button, ↑heat, ↑mark, ↑plaster, ↑weight, ↑wheel Come off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bicycle, ↑bike, ↑duty, ↑mailing list, ↑ …

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  • 20 come off it — interjection An expression of disbelief. Come off it, you cant be serious. Syn: come on …

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