Page 2 of 2 First 1 2
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. eggcracker's Avatar
    Member
    Other
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Korean
      • Home Country:
      • Japan
      • Current Location:
      • South Korea

    • Join Date: May 2012
    • Posts: 269
    #11

    Re: Phrasal Verb "Pull off"

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    * Not a teacher

    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.

  2. BobK's Avatar
    Harmless drudge
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 15,917
    #12

    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.)

    b

Page 2 of 2 First 1 2

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •