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come off sth

verb uk phrasal verb with come   /kʌm/ (came, come) us  

(STOP USING)

mainly UK If you come off medicine or drugs, you stop using them: He's come off the tablets because they were making him dizzy.

(COMPLETE)

US to have recently finished a period of time when something very successful or very difficult happened: The company was coming off one of its best years ever.
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