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winning waysa winning streak; a sequence of winning games.
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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.
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a whopper-dooperPrize Winning, Top Banana, First Rate, First Class, Winner, Great, Glorious, Grand, Super Duper. Superlative.
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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.
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battle cryBy extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.
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in the gamecompeting in a game, with a chance of winning.
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killTo strike a ball or similar object with such force and placement as to make a shot that is impossible to defend against, usually winning a point.
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killThe grounding of the ball on the opponent's court, winning the rally.
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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.
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outsiderA competitor or contestant who has little chance of winning; a long shot; a dark horse.
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palmed the ticketSharpie' kept his ticket, volunteered to 'Draw the Winning Ticket', reached into the barrel and withdrew his own 'winning ticket': It happened at the 'Marvin'' theater:
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play to winTo play in an especially competitive, committed manner, focused intently on winning.
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prawn cocktail offensiveA strategy of the Labour Party in winning over important people in the world of finance.
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pull aheadto start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).
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PunchboardA book-size laminated paper 1'/2 inch thick board with 25 to 200 drilled holes in surface. Holes contain 'accordion-fold', numbered kite-paper which when 'punched-out of board' with small PUNCH-tool may reveal a 'winning-chance number': Winning Numbers posted on board. Variety of Valuable prizes is predetermined by cost of a single 'PUNCH': Win! Box Candy, jewelry, trinkets, appliances, tools, flashlights et al:
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squeeze outTo force a competitor out of one of a limited number of winning positions by taking over that position or a higher one
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wrestle with a pigTo engage in a struggle with an opponent that benefits from the struggle even without winning it.
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