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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycarry off
he/she/itcarries off
present participlecarrying off
past tensecarried off
past participlecarried off
  1. 1
    to deal successfully with something difficult
    Both actors have the stylish self-confidence needed to carry off these roles.
  2. 2
    to win a prize
    At last week’s Oscars, a small number of movies carried off nearly all the major awards.
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