the sweet smell of success

the sweet smell of success

The euphoric feeling of being successful or victorious. We had the sweet smell of success in our nostrils, until a last-minute penalty snatched the victory from our fingertips. It seems like they've let the sweet smell of success cloud their judgment, as this latest business ventures is one of the most baffling in their entire history.
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the sweet smell of sucˈcess

(informal) the pleasant feeling of being successful
See also: of, smell, success, sweet
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The Dunblane ace worried that he might not play again before his hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year but thanks to the Spaniard Feliciano Lopez who came though a three-set final to win the singles against France's Gilles Simon, he has the sweet smell of success in his nostrils once again.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 29 (ANI): Ayushmann Khurrana is currently enjoying the sweet smell of success with his recent releases earning accolades from all corners.
What good is the sweet smell of success if celebrities forget to find time to 'smell the roses'?
THE sweet smell of success was in the air for Cleveland's rose growers, with four of the country's top five awards up for grabs.
Dewsbury-based lavender importer Ash Milnes ensured a new brew had the sweet smell of success.
"However, never mind my win over Robert, I was really pleased to find out after my match that they had won 8-3 on Monday night so they can obviously do a good job without me!" Norris can now enjoy the turkey and trimmings of Christmas following his impressive win over Thornton and he has the sweet smell of success in his nostrils again - just two years after missing out on the BDO world title to Stephen Bunting.
STOKE'S Ryan Shawcross enjoyed the sweet smell of success after Chelsea striker Diego Costa said he ponged in last week's Premier League clash.
You need to create a winning environment because there's nothing like the sweet smell of success when it comes to attracting - and keeping hold of - talent.
House of Fraser enjoyed the sweet smell of success over Christmas.
BRITNEY SPEARS, 33, savours the sweet smell of success after it emerged that her perfumes outsell those of big fashion names such as Hugo Boss, Gucci and DKNY.
But given that the grim reaper is allegedly lurching nearer those who struggle with aromatic detection, just be grateful you can sniff at all, be it a nasty niff or the sweet smell of success.
ADAY after scripting history, some would expect m dmi Party leaders to rest and enjoy the sweet smell of success.
IT'S a beauty pageant with a difference - and the winner will definitely not have the sweet smell of success!
It's perhaps the perfect pressie for the Apple addict wishing to give off the sweet smell of success - iPhone 5 perfume.
A TYNESIDE student who has launched a scented candle business is set for the sweet smell of success after receiving interest from major retailers.
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