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dress for success

To dress nicely, in the hope of inviting success in a particular area. I dressed for success in a suit and tie, but I don't think the recruiter was very impressed with me.
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The fashion-conscious cueman was dressed for success and after a seesaw session he led Stuart Bingham, the man who beat Ronnie O'Sullivan and Judd Trump, by a slender 9-8 margin.
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS Anh Mao with Jessica Linley, Miss England 2010
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand, left, Roy Keane and Ruud van Nistelrooy sporting their team's new away kit.
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS John & Edward at rehearsals in Baku and, below, doing cartwheels on stage