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turn/come up trumps

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to complete an activity successfully or to produce a good result, especially when you were not expected to: John's uncle came up trumps, finding us a place to stay at the last minute.
Translations of “turn/come up trumps”
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外地成功, 結果出乎意料地令人滿意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外地成功, 结果出乎意料地令人满意…
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