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piece de resistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime..
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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.
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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.
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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.
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carve outTo create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work, or as if by cutting.
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fall in lineC. 2004, Career Soldiers, "Won't Waste My Life".
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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.
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hang up one's hatTo end one's career.
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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.
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live the dreamTo experience the achievement of every success that one has aspired to achieve, especially from a career.
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pi%c3%a8ce de r%c3%a9sistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime..
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pièce de résistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one's career or lifetime.
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play to winTo make a special, determined effort to achieve general success or a particular goal, in life, in one's career, in negotiation, etc.
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walk in the snowAn occasion when a momentous career decision is made, especially a decision to resign or retire.
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