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hack itTo cope with, to be successful in.
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you snooze you loseIf you are not alert and attentive, you will not be successful.
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take offTo become successful, to flourish.
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throw downTo accomplish or produce something in a grand, respectable, or successful manner; to "represent".
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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.
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barn burnerAny successful or impressive event.
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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.
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bottom bitchThe most successful and alpha female (or beta male) in a prostitution ring
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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.
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bring home the baconTo have a job and earn money or to lead a successful career.
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cut itTo suffice; to be effective or successful.
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do the trickTo work; to be successful; to solve a problem.
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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.
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faith can move mountainsa strong, fervent belief in one's capability goes a long way in successful accomplishment of a task
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go great gunsTo perform particularly well; to be particularly successful.
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go off the boilTo become less successful.
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golden touchAn ability to be successful at anything endeavored.
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got it going onAppreciatively, of someone or something for being active and successful in a pursuit, or having the ability to be active and successful in a pursuit.
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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.
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have it going onTo be attractive or socially successful or have an aura of success.
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hit the big timeTo become successful and widely known.
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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
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make itTo become famous and successful.
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make it bigTo become famous and successful.
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make something of oneselfTo attempt to be successful on one's own initiative.
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make the gradeTo prove satisfactory; to be successful or worthy of merit.
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Master of the Universehighly successful business person
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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.
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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.
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nothing succeeds like successPeople who are already successful tend to have additional successes.
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smash hitSomething that is tremendously popular or successful.
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take overTo become more successful than someone or something else.
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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.
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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isn
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touch%c3%a9Used in a conversation or debate to concede a point as true, often in response to a successful counter of one's own logic.
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two for twoSuccessful at both of two efforts.
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up-and-comerSomeone who is up-and-coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the future.
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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.
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work wondersTo be successful as a solution.
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