Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “come off”

See all translations

come off

informal phrasal verb with come /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
to happen as planned or to succeed
取得預期的效果;成功
There was some sort of property deal that didn't come off.
有筆房地產交易沒有做成。
I tried telling a few jokes but they didn't come off (= no one laughed).
我試著講了幾個笑話,但沒有奏效。
Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of come off phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “come off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More