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To win a prize, or to award a prize

medal

verb

to win a medal by coming first, second or third in a competition

award

verb

to give someone a prize or other reward because they have achieved something

walk off with

to win something easily

carry off

to win a prize

take

verb

to win a prize in a competition or a vote in an election

sweep

verb

to win something easily

pocket

verb

to win or get an amount of money

collect

verb

to win or earn money or a prize

claim

verb

to win something such as a prize or a top position in sport

walk away with

to win something easily

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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