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To be, or to become successful

punch above your weight

a country or organization that is punching above its weight has more influence internationally than its size would suggest

thrive

verb

to become very successful, happy, or healthy

prosper

verb

to be successful, especially by making a lot of money

succeed

verb

to do well in school, in your career, or in some other activity

establish

verb

to achieve success, so that people recognize your skill, qualities, or power

be a roaring success

to be very successful

be/get there

used for saying that someone has achieved/is going to achieve success

get ahead

to be more successful, or to progress more quickly than, other people

blossom

verb

to develop and become more successful

achieve

verb

to be successful by being determined or working hard

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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