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Verb: bring home the bacon
Usage: informal
  1. Attain success or reach a desired goal
    "The enterprise brought home the bacon";
    - succeed, win, come through, deliver the goods, come up trumps [Brit, informal], turn up trumps [Brit, informal]
  2. Supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon";
    - provide

Derived forms: brings home the bacon, brought home the bacon, bringing home the bacon

Type of: support

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