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press/push the right button(s)

to do exactly what is necessary to get the result that you want: You have to know how to push all the right buttons if you want to be a successful diplomat.
Translations of “press/push the right button(s)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住要點,抓住要害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住要点,抓住要害…
(Definition of press/push the right button(s) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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