Definition of polish something off in English:
Quickly finish or consume something: they polished off most of the sausages
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- Desserts of chocolate cake and hyper-decadent peach meringue sundae were quickly polished off, followed a fine selection of Isle of Mull cheeses and coffee.
- Both were polished off quickly and when the bill came for the food (drinks are paid for separately), it was only £11.
- Squid rings and the latter were the choices to start, and were polished off really quickly, despite there being only five of us.
informal binge on, stuff one's face with, stuff oneself with, get outside of, murder, pack away, put away, scoff (down), shovel down, pig oneself on, pig out on, sink, swill, knock back, get one's laughing gear round
complete, finish, deal with, wrap up, accomplish, execute, discharge, do, get done, fulfil, achieve, attain, end, conclude, close, bring to a conclusion/end/close, finalize, stop, cease, terminate, round off, wind up
informal sew up, have something sewn up
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