to bring home the bacon
/bɹˈɪŋ hˈoʊm ðə bˈeɪkən/
to manage to achieve one's desired goal
to make one's mark
/mˌeɪk wˈʌnz mˈɑːɹk/
to become noticed or well-known by doing something, particularly something unusual or impressive
to go down / like a bomb
/ɡˌoʊ dˌaʊn lˈaɪk ɐ bˈɑːm/
to be extremely popular or successful
to make or break
/mˌeɪk ɔːɹ bɹˈeɪk/
to bring about either success or failure for someone or something
to sink or swim
/sˈɪŋk ɔːɹ swˈɪm/
to be left in a situation where one either succeeds or fails
to blaze a trail
/blˈeɪz ɐ tɹˈeɪl/
to be the first individual who discovers something or does something new and authentic
kill or cure
/kˈɪl ɔːɹ kjˈʊɹ/
used to describe a risky or extreme action or solution that could either lead to great success or complete failure
by the skin of one's teeth
/baɪ ðə skˈɪn ʌv wˈʌnz tˈiːθ/
used to describe a situation in which one barely manages to do something or escape danger
to run sb/sth to ground / earth
/ɹˈʌn ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ tʊ ɡɹˈaʊnd ˈɜːθ/
to manage to find something or someone after a long time of searching
to do the trick
/dˈuː ðə tɹˈɪk/
to succeed in achieving the required result or solving the encountered problem
to open doors to / for sth
/ˈoʊpən dˈoːɹz tə fɔːɹ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to create opportunities that lead to success
new lease on life
/nˈuː lˈiːs ˌɑːn lˈaɪf/
a situation where something regains success or popularity
to get to first base with sth
/ɡɛt tə fˈɜːst bˈeɪs wɪð ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to manage to start a relationship, project, etc. in a very successful way
without a hitch
/wɪðˌaʊt ɐ hˈɪtʃ/
(of a process or event) without encountering any problems, difficulties, or obstacles
to turn a trick
/tˈɜːn ɐ tɹˈɪk/
to perform a clever or skillful action, find a quick solution to a problem, or successfully complete a task or job
to go great guns
/ɡˌoʊ ɡɹˈeɪt ɡˈʌnz/
to continue to succeed fast
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