Translation of come off in Spanish:

come off

soltarse, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(detach itself)

      (handle) soltarse
      (button) caerse
      (wallpaper) despegarse
      (dirt/grease) quitarse
      (grease/dirt) salir
      my glasses keep coming off se me caen los anteojos
      • does this piece come off? ¿se puede quitar esta pieza?

    • 1.2(fall off)

      (horse/motorcycle) caerse de
      I came off my bike me caí de la bici

  • 2

    • 2.1(take place)

      suceder
      it looks as if my trip's going to come off parece que mi viaje se va a concretar

    • 2.2(succeed)

      tener éxito
      it was meant to be funny, but it didn't come off at all pretendía ser cómico, pero no tuvo ninguna gracia

    • 2.3(fare, acquit oneself)

      to come off badly salir mal parado
      • he always comes off worst siempre sale perdiendo

    • 2.4US informal (appear, seem)

      to come off as sth
      • she doesn't come off as very bright no parece muy inteligente

    • 2.5British slang (have orgasm)

      venirse slang
      correrse Spain slang
      acabar South America slang

  • 3

    • 3.1(stop taking)

      (drug/tranquilizers) dejar de tomar
      (drug/tranquilizers) desengancharse de informal
      she came off the pill dejó de tomar la píldora

    • 3.2(be serious)

      come off it! ¡anda! ¡no digas tonterías! informal