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verb (intr, mainly adverb)
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come off

1

Happen, occur, as in The trip came off on schedule. [Early 1800s]

2

Acquit oneself, reach the end. This usage always includes a modifier, as in Whenever challenged he comes off badly, or This model is doomed to come off second-best. [Mid-1600s]

3

Succeed, as in Our dinner party really came off. [Mid-1800s]

4

See come off it.

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