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come off

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    Definition of come off in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREcom-
    1. OBS To come away (from a place); to leave.
      1. To become detached.
        1. One of the wagon wheels came off.
      2. To have some success, to succeed.
        1. He tried his Chaplin impression, but it didn't really come off.
      3. (dated) To have an orgasm.
        1. To appear; to seem; to project a certain quality.
          1. I'm sorry if I came off as condescending, that wasn't my intention.
          2. You should be careful about how you come off during interviews.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • I have prayed for strength for such a duty, and find it come off as weakly and dead-heartedly as before.
          • You should be careful about how you come off during interviews.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • He tried his Chaplin impression, but it didn't really come off.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Phrases
          • Phrasal verbs
            • Phrasal verbs with particle (off)
          • Verbs
            • Phrasal verbs
              • Phrasal verbs with particle (off)
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          Meaning of come off for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this idiom "come off" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb.
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