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English definition of “polish sth off”

polish sth off

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with polish   /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/ us    /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/
to finish something quickly and easily, especially a lot of food or work: He polished off the whole pie. I polished off three essays in one week.Causing something to endComing to an end
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