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Yield positive results:‘plans for power-sharing may be about to bear fruit’
yield results, get results, succeed, meet with success, be successful, be effective, be profitable, work, go as plannedpay off, come off, pan out, do the trick, do the businessView synonyms
- ‘Inventor 11 might just be a milestone for Autodesk, where the promises and potential of a system finally start to bear fruit.’
- ‘His steady and competent effort bore fruit beyond estimate and stand today in near and distant places as generous monuments to his skill.’
- ‘Despite their doubts in his project, his strong sense of faith bore fruit and now, 30 years on, his son continues the work and people from far and near visit his orchard’
- ‘His experience of Japan in 1937-38 and his own exhibition on Tokyo bore fruit in his Mussoorie productions.’
- ‘But the effort is yet to bear fruit.’
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