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Engelsk udsagnsord: bring home the bacon

1. bring home the bacon (om adfærd) attain success or reach a desired goal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enterprise succeeded.
We succeeded in getting tickets to the show.
She struggled to overcome her handicap and won.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mere specifikke termeraccomplish, achieve, act, arrive, attain, bring off, carry off, clear, get in, go far, hit, hit the jackpot, luck out, make it, make it, manage, nail, nail down, negociate, pan out, pass, pass, peg, pull off, reach, run, work

Kan forårsageassay, attempt, essay, seek, try

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)go wrong, miscarry, fail

2. bring home the bacon (om forhold) supply means of subsistence; earn a living

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe provides for his large family by working three jobs.
Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)provide

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termersupport

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