bring off

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bring off (third-person singular simple present brings off, present participle bringing off, simple past and past participle brought off)

  1. To succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.
    I don't know how, but he managed to bring off the Acme Foods deal.
  2. To bring to orgasm.
    • 2002, William P. Case, South Caicos Tailwind
      She brought him off with her mouth, while gently tickling his balls, and got herself off with her fingers while she did him.
  3. (archaic) To rescue; to liberate.
    • 1606 William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida 5.6.25:
      I'll be ta'en too, Or bring him off.
  4. To bring away from; to bring by boat from a ship, a wreck, the shore, etc.
  5. (obsolete) To prove; to demonstrate; to show clearly.

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