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nothing succeeds like successPeople who are already successful tend to have additional successes.Rate it:

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success has many fathers, failure is an orphanMany will seek credit for success, few will accept responsibility for failure.Rate it:

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almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).Rate it:

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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.Rate it:

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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:Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."Rate it:

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American DreamA philosophy that with hard work, courage and determination, anyone can prosper and achieve success.Rate it:

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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!Rate it:

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baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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boom or bust!In A Difficult Challenging Situation, Decide To Go For Broke, Go For Success Or Failure!Rate it:

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dark horseAn unexpected success.Rate it:

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do a giga group of people performing the same dance movement to celebrate their success or achievement.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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fat chanceLittle or no likelihood of occurrence or success.Rate it:

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fighting chanceA chance that is dependent on success in a struggle.Rate it:

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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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get aheadattain successRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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give backTo contribute money, goods, or, especially, services for charitable purposes, as if in return for one's own success.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo achieve considerable success.Rate it:

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go placesTo make progress or achieve success.Rate it:

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go-getterOne who is motivated or inclined to excel; one who strives to achieve success or improvement.Rate it:

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good luck with thatAn expression wishing someone success in an unlikely enterprise.Rate it:

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goose is cookedAll hope is gone; there is no possibility of success.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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have it going onTo be attractive or socially successful or have an aura of success.Rate it:

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have the last laughTo be vindicated; to triumph despite predicted failure; to find success after defeat or setback.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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head startA factor conducive to superiority and success.Rate it:

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hit it bigTo have great success.Rate it:

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home runA success; especially, a popular success.Rate it:

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hot handA sustained period of luck or success, a streak of good luckRate it:

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in the bagCertain or extremely likely to occur; virtually assured of victory or success.Rate it:

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in vainWithout success; ending in failure.Rate it:

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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 knowRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.Rate it:

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lightning in a bottleGreat, unlikely, fleeting success, particularly entrepreneurial or media.Rate it:

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live the dreamTo experience the achievement of every success that one has aspired to achieve, especially from a career.Rate it:

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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.Rate it:

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made in the shadeIn a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.Rate it:

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make a go ofTo attempt to make a success of (something); especially, to attempt to make a living.Rate it:

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make one's markTo make, or leave, a lasting impression, especially to achieve apparent success.Rate it:

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Midas touchThe ability to gain success or financial reward from one's actions.Rate it:

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nervous hitA production which receives generally favorably notice, but is not assured of success.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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