Translation: from spanish

to come off

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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 second best — {v. phr.} To not win first but only second, third, etc. place. * /Our home team came off second best against the visitors./ * /Sue complains that she always comes off second best when she has a disagreement with her husband./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off second best — {v. phr.} To not win first but only second, third, etc. place. * /Our home team came off second best against the visitors./ * /Sue complains that she always comes off second best when she has a disagreement with her husband./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off sth — UK US come off sth Phrasal Verb with come({{}}/kʌm/ verb ► FINANCE to begin to become less in price or value after having increased: »Operating profits came off 10% to £20.6m. ► US to have recently finished a period of time when something very… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • 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, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary


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