10 Expressions about Success

Don’t we all want to be successful? In that sense, here are some useful expressions to help you on your English learning journey:

CLINCH A DEAL
Meaning: to succeed in making a business agreement.
Ex: They finally clinched the deal after several months of negotiations.


LAND A JOB
Meaning: to get a job.
Ex: I’ll buy a new car as soon as I land a job.


ACHIEVE AMBITION
Meaning: to fulfil your dream.
Ex: Tom finally achieved his ambition to become an opera singer.


PRODUCE RESULTS
Meaning: to be successful.
Ex: We hope the negotiations will produce results.


ACQUIRE REPUTATION
Meaning: to gain people’s respect.
Ex: Jane acquired the reputation of a diligent worker.

MEET A DEADLINE
Meaning: to complete a project within the agreed time period.
Ex: It wasn’t easy but we managed to meet a deadline.


ACCOMPLISH A TASK
Meaning: to get the work done.
Ex: The teacher was explaining to his students how to accomplish a task of writing a formal letter.


FULFIL A DREAM
Meaning: to make your dream come true.
Ex: Winning this reward fulfils my dreams.


WIN SUPPORT
Meaning: to succeed in getting people’s approval of your ideas.
Ex: The president failed to win the voters’ support at the elections.


SECURE VICTORY
Meaning: to make certain to win.
Ex: The football club secured victory in the last night’s match.

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