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Meaning of “come off” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of come off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"come off" in American English

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come off

phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)
  • (SUCCEED)

to ​happen as ​planned or to ​succeed: I ​thought the ​party came off really well.

come off

phrasal verb with come  us   /kʌm/ verb (past tense came  /keɪm/ , past participle come)
  • (END UP)

to end up in a ​particularposition: The ​teamplayed hard and came off with a ​victory.
(Definition of come off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"come off" in Business English

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come off

informal
phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb
to ​happen as ​planned, or to ​succeed: The ​meeting never came off. Despite some ​small problems, the ​acquisition went off pretty smoothly.
(Definition of come off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 取得预期的效果, 成功…
in Turkish başarıyla sonuçlanmak, başarılı olmak, etkili olmak…
in Russian удаваться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取得預期的效果, 成功…
in Polish powieść się, wypalić…
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