pull off

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To achieve; to succeed at something difficult

Six pages is a lot to write in one night. Do you think she can pull it off?.

To remove by pulling

Pull off old blossoms so that the plant will keep flowering.

be successful; achieve a goal; "She succeeded in persuading us all"; "I managed to carry the box upstairs"; "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it"; "The pianist negociated the difficult runs
If you pull off something very difficult, you succeed in achieving it. The National League for Democracy pulled off a landslide victory It will be a very, very fine piece of mountaineering if they pull it off
cause to withdraw; "We pulled this firm off the project because they overcharged"
If a vehicle or driver pulls off the road, the vehicle stops by the side of the road. I pulled off the road at a small village pub One evening, crossing a small creek, he pulled the car off the road
{i} act of pulling off; rest area, area located near a major highway where cars can stop for a short while
remove by drawing or pulling; "She placed the tray down and drew off the cloth"; "draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese"
{f} succeed, accomplish something in spite of difficulties; remove; bring a vehicle to the side of the road; cause to withdraw
pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"
pull off one's hat to
tip one's hat to -, make a show of respect to -
pull something off
Succeed in doing something difficult

The goalkeeper pulled off six terrific saves.

designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily; "in England they call a rest area a lay-by"
pull off