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    Default Re: Phrasal Verb "Pull off"

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
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    Other possibilities: carry out, carry off.
    I've never saw the examples of the phrase "carry out" used as the meaning of "success".
    Usually, I saw sentences "carry out" used as start or implement rule.

    ------I'm not a teacher, but I have quite much interest about usage of phrasal verbs.

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    Default Re: Phrasal Verb "Pull off"

    Informally - "I can't believe he actually cracked it." (The 'it' doesn't have to be an egg or a strongbox. If you 'crack it' you just succeed in something that you - or someone else - thought would be difficult.)

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