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bear fruitTo succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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pull offTo achieve; to succeed at something difficult.Rate it:

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come throughTo succeed.Rate it:

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cooler heads will prevailPeople who are calm and focused are the most likely to succeed or to have the greatest influence on events.Rate it:

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do well for oneselfTo thrive or succeed.Rate it:

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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.Rate it:

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fight offTo succeed in defeating a challenge, or an attack.Rate it:

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for keepsTo compete seriously, with a strong resolve to win or succeed, as in sports or business.Rate it:

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get byTo subsist; to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimum level.Rate it:

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get off the groundTo succeed or begin to succeed.Rate it:

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get theresucceed.Rate it:

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get through toTo succeed in communicating with (after initial difficulty).Rate it:

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killer instinctThe natural inclination to do whatever is necessary to succeed (including extreme violence)Rate it:

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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.Rate it:

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look-inA chance to participate, compete, or succeed.Rate it:

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make outTo succeed; to turn out or end up.Rate it:

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make the cutTo succeed; to be chosen out of a field of candidates or possibilities.Rate it:

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moment of truthA deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.Rate it:

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pan outTo succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.Rate it:

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pull oneself up by one's bootstrapsTo begin an enterprise or recover from a setback without any outside help; to succeed only on one's own effort or abilities.Rate it:

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push one's luckTo take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.Rate it:

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ride the coattailsTo succeed by virtue of association (with)Rate it:

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run for one's moneyA reasonable opportunity to succeed, perform acceptably, or escape harm, especially in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.Rate it:

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sink or swimTo fail or succeed, no matter what.Rate it:

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snatch victory from the jaws of defeatTo suddenly win a contest when it appears that loss is a foregone conclusion, to succeed in an endeavor through reversal of fortune, skill, effort, or good judgment.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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tried and trueWell-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.Rate it:

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work outTo succeed.Rate it:

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you punched my buttonYour encouragement, reasoning, financial support and confidence that we could succeed turned me around.Rate it:

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you've got to be in it to win itIn order to win, or succeed at something, one must first compete or try.Rate it:

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