02/MAI/2007 4:18 PM
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come off (FINISH) phrasal verb
come off better/worse/badly/well to finish in a particular condition after a fight, argument, etc., especially compared to someone else:
The smaller dog actually came off better, with only a few scratches.
I always come off worse when we argue
come off (SUCCEED) phrasal verb INFORMAL
to happen as planned or to succeed:
There was some sort of property deal that didn't come off.
I tried telling a few jokes but they didn't come off (= no one laughed).
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