English idioms related to Success

English idioms related to Success - Resulting in Success

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to bring home the bacon
phrase
to manage to achieve one's desired goal
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to make one's mark
phrase
to become noticed or well-known by doing something, particularly something unusual or impressive
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to go down / like a bomb
phrase
to be extremely popular or successful
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to make or break
phrase
to bring about either success or failure for someone or something
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to sink or swim
phrase
to be left in a situation where one either succeeds or fails
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to blaze a trail
phrase
to be the first individual who discovers something or does something new and authentic
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kill or cure
phrase
used to describe a risky or extreme action or solution that could either lead to great success or complete failure
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by the skin of one's teeth
phrase
used to describe a situation in which one barely manages to do something or escape danger
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to run sb/sth to ground / earth
phrase
to manage to find something or someone after a long time of searching
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to do the trick
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to succeed in achieving the required result or solving the encountered problem
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to open doors to / for sth
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to create opportunities that lead to success
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new lease on life
phrase
a situation where something regains success or popularity
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to get to first base with sth
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to manage to start a relationship, project, etc. in a very successful way
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without a hitch
phrase
(of a process or event) without encountering any problems, difficulties, or obstacles
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to turn a trick
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to perform a clever or skillful action, find a quick solution to a problem, or successfully complete a task or job
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to go great guns
phrase
to continue to succeed fast
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