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Noun: pull-off  pûl óf
  1. Designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
    - rest area [N. Amer], rest stop, layby [Brit], lay-by [Brit], turnout [N. Amer]
Verb: pull off  pûl óf
  1. Pull or pull out sharply
    - pluck, tweak, pick off
  2. Cause to withdraw
  3. Be successful; achieve a goal
    "The pianist pulled off the difficult runs";
    - negotiate, bring off, carry off, manage
  4. Remove by drawing or pulling
    "She placed the tray down and pulled off the cloth";
    - draw off, draw away

Derived forms: pulled off, pull-offs, pulling off, pulls off

Type of: area, bring home the bacon [informal], come through, come up trumps [Brit, informal], deliver the goods, draw, pull, remove, succeed, take, take away, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], win, withdraw

Antonym: fail

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