bring off

Meaning: to succeed in doing something that's difficult

Synonym: pull off

For example:

  • bring off sth Nobody expected the Saints to win the game, but they brought off one of the most amazing victories of the year.

  • bring sth off You got the top score in the exam! How did you bring that off?

Quick Quiz:

Everyone thought Simone would lose the game, and then she brought off

a. a big loss

b. a great victory

c. a weak effort

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