dress for success

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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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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS Anh Mao with Jessica Linley, Miss England 2010
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Students came dressed for success to the seventh annual Distributive Education Clubs of America Development Conference.