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get a gold star

To be lauded or awarded for doing something. Stickers of gold stars are commonly awarded to children for merit. The company is getting a gold star from Wall Street investors following its recent financial restructuring. I got a gold star from my doctor after my most recent physical exam. Seems like I'm doing a good job keeping my body healthy!
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