pull off

pulled off; pulling off; pulls off

Definition of pull off

transitive verb

: to carry out despite difficulties : accomplish successfully against odds the team pulled off an upset

Examples of pull off in a Sentence

the rebel forces pulled off a surprisingly successful offensive against the better equipped government troops

First Known Use of pull off

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pull off was in 1883

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“Pull off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20off. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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