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win (out) (over someone or something)

to defeat someone or something. I hope our team wins out over you guys. Good teamwork always wins out.
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Plans are also afoot to rope in a professional agency to do an independent survey to find out winnable candidates.
The next five are eminently winnable, before Newcastle come to Anfield at the end of the month.
He said: "I absolutely think that it's a war that's winnable and, in fact, we are winning it.
It is not a winnable situation and we should bow out as soon as possible.
It is winnable and it is a very long undertaking,'' Gates said.
Conservatives would, just as likely, argue that we cannot solve the civil wars of other nations and should not spend our blood and treasury unless doing so is vital to our national interests, and the fight is clearly winnable.
Proponents of the religious display, which include San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, have argued that giving ownership of the cross to the federal government might make the legal battle winnable.
Americans are solidly behind the effort to lift the ban, and it is perhaps the most winnable struggle our community is currently waging.
The fact is; there are only so many winnable points in any negotiation, so it's important to choose your battles, and just as important to time your battles, carefully.
The closeness of the CAFTA battle shows that the battle to defeat the FTAA is winnable.
Epstein, author of "Why We Are Still Losing the Winnable Cancer War" (in the January/ February 2005 Humanist), was honored on June 10 by the Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Medicine with the 2005 Albert Schweitzer Golden Grand Medal for Humanitarianism, the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa in Humanities, and honorary membership in the Polish Academy of Medicine "for his longstanding and pioneering international contributions to cancer prevention.
He paused again and then said: "At the end of the day, Ohio was winnable.
In an industry now devoid of 'strategic slack" (companies with a legitimate chance to succeed even without a winnable business strategy), these are your business' only two viable options.
Johnson admitted that he didn't think the war was winnable.
adults trying to lose weight or 36% trying to maintain the same weight, dieticians are your allies in a very winnable war.