English version

top something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtop something ↔ off phrasal verbCOMPLETEto complete something successfully by doing one last thing Let’s top off the evening with a drink. top→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
top offNeedless to say, the top subsequently shoots off.To top it all off, a girl wants to join the band!And to top it all off, he was gorgeous.Then the wind rose again and plucked his top hat off his head and sent it bowling among the stones.To top this off, they cake on makeup like plaster on a sheet of drywall.At the same time I think some people are going well over the top in slagging off Wilko.But topping the sandwich off with enough shredded lettuce to make Cesar Chavez spin in his grave is not.Then the carrier top will slip off your head and crash down and crush your wrists.
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Verb table
top
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytop
he, she, ittops
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytopped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave topped
he, she, ithas topped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad topped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill top
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have topped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam topping
he, she, itis topping
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you, we, theyare topping
Past
I, he, she, itwas topping
you, we, theywere topping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been topping
he, she, ithas been topping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been topping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be topping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been topping
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