Punch my ticket - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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punch (one's) ticket
To punch a hole in or otherwise mark one's ticket, especially for a bus or train, to show they have paid the valid fare to ride. An attendant will come around to punch your ticket after we leave the station. If you fail to show a valid ticket or provide prove of identification upon request, you may be subject to a $50 fine.
punch your ticket deliberately undertake particular assignments that are likely to lead to promotion at work. US informal
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My parents got a ticket, my family has a ticket, so it put the pressure on me to make sure I punch my ticket
For every Lucie or Rachel (ONE OF WHOM MUST WIN - punch my ticket
, Dannii, I am SO on board) a Conway Sisters.
Six months ago, if you had asked me what my goal was for the Olympic Trials, I would have said, "Win the 5k on my home track and punch my ticket