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1 definition found
 for bring home the bacon
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bring home the bacon
      v 1: attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise
           succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show";
           "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won" [syn:
           succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon,
           deliver the goods] [ant: fail, go wrong, miscarry]
      2: supply means of subsistence; earn a living; "He provides for
         his large family by working three jobs"; "Women nowadays not
         only take care of the household but also bring home the
         bacon" [syn: provide, bring home the bacon]

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