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bring off

1. To complete a task successfully, especially when a positive outcome initially seems or seemed unlikely. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bring" and "off." It's miraculous that we brought the presentation off—we only finished writing it five minutes before walking into the conference room! I'm determined to bring off any challenge they give me.
2. vulgar slang To cause one to orgasm.
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bring something off

to cause something to happen; to carry out a plan successfully. Do you think you can bring it off? She brought off her plan without a hitch!
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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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bring off

v.
1. To accomplish something difficult: The promoters brought off the series of concerts without a single problem. We planned the party well beforehand so that we would be sure we could bring it off.
2. Vulgar Slang To cause someone to achieve orgasm.
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It was a moment of triumph for manager John Hollins whose decision to bring off Stuart Roberts had been roundly booed by the away fans.
This sort of fusion is hard to bring off successfully, but McIntyre is on to something here that could be developed into extremely interesting work.
And Thistle were lucky to bring off the same score at home to Stirling Albion.
His pedigree as a destructive attacker is proven and Lancaster acknowledges he could be a useful weapon to bring off the bench.
And this the choreographer can't quite bring off. For many of the pieces, the title alone figures for substance.
Yet Bristol could have equalised when Marcus Browning, one of Rovers' busiest players, burst through with only the goalkeeper to beat, but saw the agile Andy Edwards bring off a brilliant one-handed save.
"They can do brilliant comedy but I don't see that they can bring off Fools and Horses," he said.
He said: "I thought long and hard about whether to bring off Ross or Michael Chopra but in the end I went for Chops because he's been carrying an ankle injury." Cardiff City 3 Burnley 1
At the bottom, NORTHWICH's attempt to bring off a great escape continued when Michael Carr's stoppage time goal earned a 1-0 win over GRAYS.
Perhaps it was the decision to bring off Gary Lineker and replace him with Alan Smith in the European Championship against Sweden.
D'Arcy had a tight groin, and O'Sullivan admitted he was going to bring off the Wexford- born centre before O'Driscoll indicated he had a problem.
Mowbray said: "Ivan does not want to hear me say he is the ideal player to bring off the bench as he wants to play first team football every week.