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English definition of “polish sth off”

polish sth off

informal phrasal verb with polish     /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/ US  /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/ verb [T]
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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