come out (a certain way) on (something)

come out (a certain way) on (something)

To have a particular outcome with some project, venture, or other thing. We definitely came out well on that merger—it saved the company after all!
See also: certain, come, on, out
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come out on something

[for someone] to do well or poorly on a business venture. How did you come out on the Adams project? We came out ahead on the Adams project, but for the quarter we came out with a loss overall.
See also: come, on, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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