HyperDic: bring_home_the_bacon

English > 2 senses of the expression bring home the bacon:
VERBsocialbring home the bacon, succeed, win, come through, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
possessionbring home the bacon, providesupply means of subsistence
English > bring home the bacon: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningattain success or reach a desired goal / goal.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymssucceed, win, come through, deliver the goods
Entailstry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Narrowerachieve, accomplish, attain, reachTo gain with effort
arrive, make it, get in, go farsucceed in a big way
hithit the intended target or goal
luck out, hit the jackpotsucceed by luck
nail down, nail, pegsucceed in obtaining a position
pan outBe a success
pass, clearGo unchallenged
pass, make itgo successfully through a test or a selection process
pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manageBe successful
runmake without a miss
work, actHave an effect or outcome
Oppositefail, go wrong, miscarryBe unsuccessful
Spanishacceder, conseguir, cumplir lo prometido, ganar, lograr, salir adelante, tener éxito, triumfar, triunfar
Catalanaconseguir, triomfar
English > bring home the bacon: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningSupply means of subsistence; earn a living.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon"
Synonymprovide
Broadersupportsupport materially or financially

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