you can't keep a good man down

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you can't keep a good man/woman down

Someone with a strong will and determination is able to overcome any obstacle or challenge. They've tried to stop him by filing frivolous lawsuits, but he's beaten every one. You can't keep a good man down.
See also: down, good, keep, man, woman

you can't keep a good man down

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you can't keep a good woman down

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If you say that you can't keep a good man down or you can't keep a good woman down, you mean that if people have good qualities such as determination, they will recover from any difficulties and be successful. He'll come through — you'll see. You can't keep a good man down!
See also: down, good, keep, man
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