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English verb: deliver the goods

1. deliver the goods (social) attain success or reach a desired goal

SamplesThe enterprise succeeded.
We succeeded in getting tickets to the show.
She struggled to overcome her handicap and won.

Synonymsbring home the bacon, come through, succeed, win

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Narrower (hyponym)accomplish, 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

Entailassay, attempt, essay, seek, try

Antonymsgo wrong, miscarry, fail

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