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Origin of pull-off
Example sentences from the Web for pull-off
It is a spy series at its core, but you guys never really pull from the headlines.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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.
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
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
"I ordered you not to come," said Aspinall: "I can still pull a trigger, Sir," replied the man.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
British Dictionary definitions for pull-off
Idioms and Phrases with pull-off
Accomplish, bring off, especially in the face of difficulties or at the last minute. For example, I never thought we'd ever stage this play, but somehow we pulled it off. [Colloquial; second half of 1800s]