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Bring home the bacon   /brɪŋ hoʊm ðə bˈeɪkən/   Listen
Bring home the bacon

verb
1.
Attain success or reach a desired goal.  Synonyms: come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win.  "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" , "She struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
2.
Supply means of subsistence; earn a living.  Synonym: provide.  "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon"






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