come off

come off
1.
['] intransitive verb
1) (become detached) [Griff, Knopf:] abgehen; (be removable) sich abnehmen lassen; [Fleck:] weg-, rausgehen (ugs.)
2) (fall from something) runterfallen
3) (emerge from contest etc.) abschneiden
4) (succeed) [Pläne, Versuche:] Erfolg haben, (ugs.) klappen
5) (take place) stattfinden

their wedding/holiday did not come off — aus ihrer Hochzeit/ihrem Urlaub wurde nichts

2.
['] transitive verb

come off a horse/bike — vom Pferd/Fahrrad fallen

come 'off it! — (coll.) nun mach mal halblang! (ugs.)

* * *
1) (to fall off: Her shoe came off.) abgehen
2) (to turn out (well); to succeed: The gamble didn't come off.) davonkommen
* * *
come off
vi
1. (fam: succeed) Erfolg haben, gelingen, klappen fam; attempts glücken
his jokes didn't \come off off seine Witze gingen in die Hose fam
2. (take place) stattfinden
their marriage didn't \come off off aus ihrer Hochzeit wurde nichts
3. (end up) abschneiden
to always \come off off worse immer den Kürzeren ziehen
to \come off off with a few scratches mit ein paar Kratzern davonkommen
4. (become detached) handle, knob abgehen
does the hood \come off off? lässt sich die Kapuze abnehmen?
my lipstick came off on his collar mein Lippenstift färbte auf seinen Kragen ab
5. (removeable) stain rausgehen
6. (fall) [he]runterfallen
7. (stop being performed) play, film, show abgesetzt werden
8. AM (complete)
the company was coming off one of its best years ever die Firma hatte einen ihrer besten Jahresabschlüsse gemacht
9. (fam: have orgasm) kommen fam
10. (fall)
to \come off off a horse vom Pferd fallen
11. (get over)
to \come off off an injury sich akk von einer Verletzung erholen
12. esp BRIT (stop taking)
to \come off off sth mit etw dat aufhören
to \come off off the alcohol mit dem Trinken aufhören
13.
\come off off it! (fam) jetzt mach aber mal halblang! fam
* * *
1. vi
1) (person off bicycle etc) runterfallen
2) (button, handle, paint etc) abgehen; (= be removable also) sich abnehmen lassen
3) (stains, marks) weg- or rausgehen
4) (= take place) stattfinden

her wedding didn't come off after all — aus ihrer Hochzeit ist nun doch nichts geworden

5) (plans etc) klappen (inf); (attempts, experiments etc also) glücken, gelingen
6) (= acquit oneself) abschneiden

he came off well in comparison to his brother — im Vergleich zu seinem Bruder ist er gut weggekommen

he always came off badly in fights — bei Schlägereien zog er immer den Kürzeren

several companies are likely to come off badly with the new tax laws — mehrere Firmen kommen in der neuen Steuergesetzgebung schlecht weg

7) (sl: have orgasm) kommen (inf)

eventually he came off — endlich kam es ihm (sl)

2. vi +prep obj
1) bicycle, horse etc fallen von
2) (button, paint, stain) abgehen von
3) case, assignment etc abgeben

to come off the gold standard (Fin) — vom Goldstandard abgehen

4)

to come off sth (drugs, medication) — aufhören mit etw

5) (= be removed from price of) runtergehen von (inf)
6) (inf)

come off it! — nun mach mal halblang! (inf)

* * *
come off v/i
1. abgehen oder losgehen oder sich lösen von
2. von Pferd, Rad etc herunterfallen
3. auslaufen (Stück), enden (Ausstellung)
4. umg stattfinden, über die Bühne gehen, (Projekt etc) zustande kommen
5. umg
a) abschneiden:
he came off best
b) erfolgreich verlaufen, glücken
6. sl kommen (einen Orgasmus haben)
7. come off it! umg hör schon auf damit!
* * *
1.
['] intransitive verb
1) (become detached) [Griff, Knopf:] abgehen; (be removable) sich abnehmen lassen; [Fleck:] weg-, rausgehen (ugs.)
2) (fall from something) runterfallen
3) (emerge from contest etc.) abschneiden
4) (succeed) [Pläne, Versuche:] Erfolg haben, (ugs.) klappen
5) (take place) stattfinden

their wedding/holiday did not come off — aus ihrer Hochzeit/ihrem Urlaub wurde nichts

2.
['] transitive verb

come off a horse/bike — vom Pferd/Fahrrad fallen

come 'off it! — (coll.) nun mach mal halblang! (ugs.)

* * *
v.
sich ablösen (Haut, Farbe etc.) v.

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