pull (something) off

Use "pull it off" or "pull that off" when you're talking about trying something difficult or risky, but succeeding. For example, you can "pull off":

  • a dangerous skateboarding trick
  • getting a really beautiful woman's phone number
  • passing a test that you only started studying for the night before

For example:

I know that it's a bit of a risk, but I really think we can pull it off.

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