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bear fruit

to be successful especially after a lot of work or effort: Some of their research is now bearing fruit, and the results are interesting.
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bear fruit

formal
C2 If something that someone does bears fruit, it produces successful results: Eventually her efforts bore fruit and she got the job she wanted.
(Definition of bear fruit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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