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rest on your laurels

to be satisfied with your achievements and not to make an effort to do anything else: Just because you've got your degree doesn't mean you can rest on your laurels.
(Definition of rest on your laurels from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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