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snatch victory (from the jaws of defeat)

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