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snatch victory (from the jaws of defeat)

to win at the last moment possible, when it had previously seemed certain that you were going to lose
Translations of “snatch victory (from the jaws of defeat)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出人意料地反敗爲勝,在最後時刻取得勝利…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出人意料地反败为胜,在最后时刻取得胜利…
(Definition of snatch victory (from the jaws of defeat) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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