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bear fruit

formal
C2 If something that someone does bears fruit, it produces successful results: Eventually her efforts bore fruit and she got the job she wanted.
Translations of “bear fruit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有成果,獲得成功…
in Russian давать результат, приносить плоды…
in Turkish sonuç vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有成果,获得成功…
in Polish przynosić owoce, zaowocować…
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