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English definition of “rest on your laurels”

rest on your laurels

to be satisfied with your achievements and not to make an effort to do anything else : Just because you've got your degree doesn't mean you can rest on your laurels .Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of rest on your laurels from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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