Thursday, December 29, 2011

Pull off something

1. They pulled off a tough assignment and was able to turn it in on time. Kudos to the whole team!
2. No one thought she could do the job on her own, but she pulled it off and proved everyone wrong.
3. Throwing a surprise party for their boss is difficult to pull off. It's almost impossible to keep anything a secret from him.
4. It's a really difficult job, and she's having a hard time, but she's pulling it off.
5. The criminal wore a wig and a mustache to disguise himself, but he wasn't able to pull it off. The cops caught him eventually.

When you pull something off, you are able to do something difficult successfully.

turn something in - submit something
kudos - praise; congratulations (from Dec. 28 post)

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