achieve the impossible

achieve the impossible

To succeed at or overcome a task that is thought (sometimes hyperbolically) to be outside the realm of possibility. People can achieve the impossible if they work together. I felt like I had achieved the impossible when finally I received that promotion last week.
See also: impossible
References in classic literature ?
It seemed impossible that it could continue to live, yet with each dizzying sweep it did achieve the impossible.
Scottish football is on a high and, with a bit more belief and two more gritty performances, we could achieve the impossible dream and take our place at next year's Euro Championships.
He told Tony Blair at Prime Minister's Question Time: "I know you don't want to talk about the deputy leadership campaign, because the contest looks like it could achieve the impossible, which is to make the current Deputy Prime Minister look like a cross between Ernie Bevin and Demosthenes.
When the maverick ABA league announces its intention to merge with the NBA, the Tropics must achieve the impossible - victory.
Redknapp, with his angel lucky charm, was unable to achieve the impossible and the consequences could be painful
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I'M hoping against hope Everton achieve the impossible and overturn their 5-1 deficit against Dinamo Bucharest tomorrow night.
Can he achieve the impossible - make hospital food taste good?
Not that Michael slips up as they deliver a volley of verbal banana-skins, but the chimps almost have the last laugh as they become the first contestants nearly to achieve the impossible and render Barrymore speechless.
He said: "By attempting to suppress debate Gordon Brown is trying to achieve the impossible.
And if the Scots achieve the impossible dream by reaching the final, they will lord it financially over the champions.
Davina McCall returns with a new-look version of the show that sets out to achieve the impossible.
The list of financial directors who have come and gone is long - all overwhelmed at being unable to achieve the impossible.
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Sam Mendes might just achieve the impossible with this film and better.