succeed in

succeed in something

to prosper or flourish in some position or office. I hope you succeed in your new job. We knew you would succeed in doing what you wanted to do.
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succeed in

v.
To accomplish something desired or intended: I'm sure you will succeed in your new project. They succeeded in convincing the jury of their innocence.
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At last, in the exigency to which I was reduced, I proposed to Toby that he should endeavour to go round to Nukuheva, and if he could not succeed in returning to the valley by water, in one of the boats of the squadron, and taking me off, he might at least procure me some proper medicines, and effect his return overland.
This was unanswerable; but still I clung to the belief that he might succeed in accomplishing the other part of my plan; and at last I overcame his scruples, and he agreed to make the attempt.
Then the beautiful girl said to him, 'If you succeed in bringing the mare back safely the third day, ask the Mother Dragon to give you a foal of the mare as a reward.
I did not succeed in suggesting what I was driving at.
But Heaven's will be done; if I succeed in my attempt I shall be all the more honoured, as I have faced greater dangers than the knights-errant of yore exposed themselves to.
He who can modify his tactics in relation to his opponent and thereby succeed in winning, may be called a heaven-born captain.
Feverishly he strove to remove the pouch from the ape and transfer it to his own possession; but the restricted radius to which his bonds held his hands prevented this, though he did succeed in tucking the pouch with its precious contents inside the waist band of his trousers.
When we reached the spot and unearthed the little box the instrument was quiet, nor did repeated attempts upon the part of our telegrapher succeed in winning a response from the other end of the line.
He had been accustomed to succeed in all that he undertook.
I think what's more important is getting into a market that you know you're going to succeed in with the right infrastructure.
He said that Pakistan Railways has been given revenue target of 28 billion rupees but he said that we will succeed in collecting more than 30 billion rupees.
So even if the sit-ins succeed in closing supplies through Peshawar, the southern route would remain open.
John will discuss how brokers can succeed in a buyers versus sellers market.
When you succeed in ignoring their dependence on the gallery ceiling and walls--they're suspended midair by steel or aluminum rods that are light but still a little too clunky--the works take on a sense of circuitry or plumbing liberated from its host body or structure.
I believe that the ACA will succeed in this effort, so I have pledged a contribution each year for the next five years.