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Bring off   /brɪŋ ɔf/   Listen
Bring off

verb
1.
Be successful; achieve a goal.  Synonyms: carry off, manage, negociate, pull off.  "I managed to carry the box upstairs" , "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it" , "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"






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"Bring off" Quotes from Famous Books



... communication. At length, one Pedro Ledesma, a pilot of Seville, a man of about forty-five years of age, and of great strength of body and mind, offered, if the boat would take him to the edge of the surf, to swim to shore, and bring off news. He had been piqued by the achievement of the Indian captives, in swimming to land at a league's distance, in defiance of sea and surf. "Surely," he said, "if they dare venture so much to procure their individual liberties, I ought to ...
— The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) • Washington Irving

... this secret weakness in the defence. Failing to do so, he would be thrown back upon the desperate adventure of the scaling-ladders, and the whole issue would then hang upon the effectiveness with which Constans could bring off ...
— The Doomsman • Van Tassel Sutphen



Words linked to "Bring off" :   bring home the bacon, win, negociate, deliver the goods, come through, pull off, fail, succeed



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