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bring off

1. To complete a task successfully, especially when a positive outcome initially seems or seemed unlikely. A noun 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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And although John Lambies's troops kept the pressure on, with Mathieson bringing off a string of fine saves, it wasn't until seven minutes before the end they got the goal that sealed three points.
His success in bringing off this revisionist recuperation of Minimalism has been dependent on his mediation of the chancy interaction between the rigidity of the box (now far more active than the mere "support" of the stretched canvas) and the fluidity of its contents.
City are in good spirits after winning four of their last five games and Stuart Pearce was allowed the luxury of bringing off Darius Vassell and Andy Cole (right) during the 3-0 cakewalk against Newcastle.
Coleraine can feel hard done by as they certainly shaded the first half with keeper Chris Keenan bringing off a great save to deny Rory Patterson.
THE Donie Hassett-trained Baron Aron sent the bookmakers scurrying for cover when bringing off a significant touch from 5-1 to 7-4 favourite in the maiden hurdle at Tramore yesterday, writes Neil O'Donnell.
The victory was the perfect start for Eriksson and he could afford the luxury of bringing off captain David Beckham at half-time.
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