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come off sth

phrasal verb with come uk   /kʌm/ us   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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    “come off sth” in Business English

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