come off


come off
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How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • 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./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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

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

  • 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… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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 …   New idioms dictionary

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

  • 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 …   New thesaurus

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

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

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


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