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verb (tr, adverb)
to succeed in achieving (something), esp with difficulty or contrary to expectationshe managed to bring off the deal
slang to cause to have an orgasm
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The second sense of this word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
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bring off

Accomplish, achieve successfully, as in We managed to bring off a wonderful performance. [Early 1900s]

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