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success has many fathers, failure is an orphanMany will seek credit for success, few will accept responsibility for failure.
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almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).
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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.
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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:
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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.
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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."
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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!
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baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.
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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.
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boom or bust!In A Difficult Challenging Situation, Decide To Go For Broke, Go For Success Or Failure!
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dark horseAn unexpected success.
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do a giga group of people performing the same dance movement to celebrate their success or achievement.
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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.
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fat chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.
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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.
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get aheadattain success
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go placesTo make progress or achieve success.
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go-getterOne who is motivated or inclined to excel; one who strives to achieve success or improvement.
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good luck with thatAn expression wishing someone success in an unlikely enterprise.
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goose is cookedAll hope is gone; there is no possibility of success.
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has-beenA formerly popular or influential person whose popularity or effectiveness has peaked and is now in decline. Typically said of professionals or celebrities whose primary success is behind them.
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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.
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head startA factor conducive to superiority and success.
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hit it bigTo have great success.
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home runA success; especially, a popular success.
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in vainWithout success; ending in failure.
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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you know
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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.
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made in the shadeIn a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.
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nervous hitA production which receives generally favorably notice, but is not assured of success.
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on a rollHaving a streak of good luck or good progress or success.
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on the bubbleUncertain of success.
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one-hit wonderA musical performer or musical group known for a single hit song, especially after failing at later attempts at success.
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run hot and coldTo alternate between two opposite extremes, such as enthusiasm and disinterest or success and failure.
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set the world on firehave sensational success
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slim chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.
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snowball's chance in hellLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.
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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.
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touch%c3%a9An acknowledgement of the success, appropriateness or superiority of an argument, sometimes used sarcastically to mock one's opponent's absurd logic.
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uphill battleA challenge with the odds of success stacked strongly against.
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worth the riskThe benefit of the success is more valuable than the problems caused by the potential loss.
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