come out on

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!
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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
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For one thing, more public figures decide to come out on their own nowadays, leading more people to believe that being openly gay does not automatically mean the kiss of death for one's professional life.