the dog that caught the car

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the dog that caught the car

Someone who has done or achieved something difficult but doesn't know what to do next. I worry that they're like the dog that caught the car now that they've finally gotten that bill passed. It took so long to get done that they don't know what to do next. My whole life for the last five years has been focused on getting this PhD. Now that I have it, I feel like the dog that caught the car.
See also: car, caught, dog, that
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