come off (2)
This page is about the phrasal verb come off (2)
to result in the intended outcome
- come off Sarah's scheme to get rich quick by marrying a rich man didn't come off. After marrying a guy from Saudi Arabia, she found out he was actually very poor.
- come off Barry's plan to make millions by writing a popular novel didn't come off because he wasn't a very good writer.
Most often used in negative contexts, such as "The plan didn't come off."
If Kerry's plan to become a top model comes off, she will
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