crowning achievement

crowning achievement

The most important, significant, or greatest accomplishment or moment of one's career or life. The author's oeuvre spans five novels, four plays, and six books of poetry, but this, her final novel, is by far her crowning achievement. I may have had success in business and led a somewhat romantic life, but my crowning achievement was by far the day I became a father.
See also: crown
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It was the crowning achievement of his amiable character that the answers we got were given in a quite mild and friendly tone.
Michael's crowning achievement, under Daughtry's tutelage, in the first days in the stateroom, was to learn to count up to five.
The great work of the period, however, and the crowning achievement of Chaucer's life, is 'The Canterbury Tales.' Every one is familiar with the plan of the story (which may well have had some basis in fact): how Chaucer finds himself one April evening with thirty other men and women, all gathered at the Tabard Inn in Southwark (a suburb of London and just across the Thames from the city proper), ready to start next morning, as thousands of Englishmen did every year, on a pilgrimage to the shrine of St.
It is the crowning achievement of a long career, that for 80% of it was extremely tough.Sarri led Chelsea to third in the Premier League and won the Europa League - the first trophy of his career.
The crowning achievement 20 years ago was their comeback against Bayern Munich in the Champions League final as lastgasp goals from Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sealed a remarkable 2-1 win.
Our high streets are dying due to high business rates and the crowning achievement, pot holes in the road in front of the Shire Hall.
However, he says that his crowning achievement was leading his Scottish side to the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia last year.
In this role he was instrumental in developing such firearms as the Model 41,39,59,469, Model 76 SMG and his crowning achievement, the Model 52.
Meikle's crowning achievement was the 1986 Goldstrike discovery in Nevada, which grew to 60 million oz of gold reserves and resources in several deposits.
For me the crowning achievement, though, is Blackout.
LONDON: UK Sport said on Wednesday that holding the 2030 World Cup in Britain would be a"crowning achievement"to bookend a decade of sport that includes plans to host the Ryder Cup, the world athletics championships and the grand departs of the three major cycling tours.
Bertens' crowning achievement was winning in Cincinnati in August, while the world number 11 also claimed titles in Charleston in April and in Seoul recently.
Crowning achievement Jordan (below) was named one of the runners-up
Crowning achievement Rebecca Morgan, Rhona McIntosh and Ciara Docherty were all presented with the prestigious Queen's Award 250418brigade_02
The five-star Four Seasons Hotel Amman calls itself the crown jewel in the heart of Jordans capital cityand landing a job there is 21-year-old Yassin Al Khatibs crowning achievement. That was possible thanks to the career-focused skills that Al Khatibthe youngest of five children of unemployed parentsacquired at Luminus Technical University College.