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How to use polish off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The Polish insurgents surrendered to the Prussian troops, after great slaughter, at Posen.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It is a fine marble, much too hard to admit of minute carving, but taking a high polish.
It is of an exceedingly hard, densely compact nature; from its hardness difficult to work, but susceptible of a very high polish.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Even in the same scene, time will alter every form, and render the exquisite polish of last year, obsolete rudeness next year.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Other Idioms and Phrases with polish off
Finish or dispose of, especially quickly and easily. For example, We polished off the pie in no time, or If everyone helps, we can polish off this job today. This usage, dating from the early 1800s, came from boxing, where it originally meant “to defeat an opponent quickly and easily.” By the 1830s it was used more generally.