have a good run for (one's) money

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have a good run for (one's) money

To experience joy or success, but only for a limited period of time. That company had a good run for its money before news of that scandal broke. I had a good run for my money, but I knew my hard living would catch up to me eventually.
See also: good, have, money, run

have a (good) run for your money

derive reward or enjoyment in return for your outlay or efforts.
See also: have, money, run