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English definition of “press/push the right button(s)”

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 .Successful (things or people)
(Definition of press/push the right button(s) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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