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English definition of “be home and dry”

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be home and dry

UK ( Australian English be home and hosed)
to have successfully finished something: We just have to finish this section, then we're home and dry.
Translations of “be home and dry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成功地完成…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成功地完成…
(Definition of be home and dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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