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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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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.Rate it:

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horror storyAn unpleasant or distressing experience told as a story.Rate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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same old storyWhat usually happens, a happening which is not surprising.Rate it:

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scare storyA rumour spread by a scaremonger in order to cause anxiety.Rate it:

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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.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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bury the leadTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.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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and finallyA light news story reserved for the end of a bulletin when there is a lack of more important items; typically involving animals or other features supposed to be amusing.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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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.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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bury the ledeTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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change one's tuneTo change one's story.Rate it:

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crack-upOne can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics: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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end ofA short form of end of story.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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full-blownThe Whole Enchilada, 'Whole Thing', 'Fully Explained', 'Whole StoryRate 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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happy landingsAn expression of good-luck, safe travel in any conveyance, Have success in your career or business venture.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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