Meaning of “pan out” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “pan out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pan out

phrasal verb with pan us /pæn/ verb -nn-

to develop or be successful:

Not all his ideas have panned out as he would have liked.

(Definition of “pan out” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)