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nothing succeeds like successPeople who are already successful tend to have additional successes.
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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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American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.
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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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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.
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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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do well by doing goodTo achieve social acceptance or financial success as a result of behaving in a benevolent or charitable manner.
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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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fighting chanceA chance that is dependent on success in a struggle.
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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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get-rich-quickClaiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.
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give backTo contribute money, goods, or, especially, services for charitable purposes, as if in return for one's own success.
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go a long wayTo achieve considerable 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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have it going onTo be attractive or socially successful or have an aura of success.
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have the last laughTo be vindicated; to triumph despite predicted failure; to find success after defeat or setback.
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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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hot handA sustained period of luck or success, a streak of good luck
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in the bagCertain or extremely likely to occur; virtually assured of victory or 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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king of the hillA person who has achieved a measure of success and is considered to be a leader in his field.
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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.
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lightning in a bottleGreat, unlikely, fleeting success, particularly entrepreneurial or media.
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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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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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make a go ofTo attempt to make a success of (something); especially, to attempt to make a living.
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make one's markTo make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success.
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Midas touchThe ability to gain success or financial reward from one's actions.
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nervous hitA production which receives generally favorably notice, but is not assured of success.
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off to the racesIn or into a process of energetic engagement in some activity; in or into a phase of conspicuously increasing satisfaction or success.
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