come off it


come off it
also[get off it] {v. phr.}, {slang} Stop pretending; bragging, or kidding; stop being silly. - Used as a command. * /"So I said to the duchess..." Jimmy began. "Oh, come off it," the other boys sneered./ * /Fritz said he had a car of his own. "Oh, come off it," said John. "You can't even drive."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • come off — {v.} 1. To take place; happen. * /The picnic came off at last, after being twice postponed./ 2. {informal} To do well; succeed. * /The attempt to bring the quarreling couple together again came off, to people s astonishment./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off — {v.} 1. To take place; happen. * /The picnic came off at last, after being twice postponed./ 2. {informal} To do well; succeed. * /The attempt to bring the quarreling couple together again came off, to people s astonishment./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off — or[through with flying colors] {v. phr.} To succeed; triumph. * /John came off with flying colors in his final exams at college./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off — or[through with flying colors] {v. phr.} To succeed; triumph. * /John came off with flying colors in his final exams at college./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off it — also[get off it] {v. phr.}, {slang} Stop pretending; bragging, or kidding; stop being silly. Used as a command. * / So I said to the duchess... Jimmy began. Oh, come off it, the other boys sneered./ * /Fritz said he had a car of his own. Oh, come …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off — verb Date: 1596 intransitive verb 1. a. to acquit oneself ; fare < came off well in the contest > b. appear, seem 2. succeed < a t …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • come off it — phrasal to cease foolish or pretentious talk or behavior …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • come off second best — {v. phr.} To not win first but only second, third, etc. place. * /Our home team came off second best against the visitors./ * /Sue complains that she always comes off second best when she has a disagreement with her husband./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come off second best — {v. phr.} To not win first but only second, third, etc. place. * /Our home team came off second best against the visitors./ * /Sue complains that she always comes off second best when she has a disagreement with her husband./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To come off — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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