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carry off

1 (v + adv) deal with (sth) with aplomb TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m ushe managed to carry it off d'éirigh léi é a dhéanamhhe carried it off with an air rinne sé go healaíonta édo you think you can carry it off? an dóigh leat go bhfuil tú in ann aige? 2 (v + adv) wear (sth) with aplomb TRANSITIVEshe can wear anything and carry it off feileann éadach de chineál ar bith di, oiriúnaíonn aon saghas éadaigh íyou have to be tall to carry off that look do dhaoine arda amháin a oireann an stíl sin 3 (v + adv) win (prize) TRANSITIVEbuaigh verb  c m ubain verb  c m ucroch leat PhrV  c m ushe carried off first prize again chroch sí léi an chéad duais arís, rug sí léi an chéad duais arís → see carry