come off sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"come off sth" in British English

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come off sth

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

come off sth (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.

come off sth (COMPLETE)

US to have ​recentlyfinished a ​period of ​time when something very ​successful or very ​difficulthappened: The ​company was coming off one of ​itsbestyearsever.
(Definition of come off sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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come off sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /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 ​successful or very difficult ​happened: The ​company has come off one of its best ​years ever.
(Definition of come off sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come off sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 停用, 停用(药物、毒品)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停用, 停用(藥物、毒品)…
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