The A&E reality-TV show Intervention has a 71 percent success rate in rehabbing the most determined, hardened addicts.
When Sharon graduated from a high school in Geneva, Switzerland, he reveled in her success, she recalled.
But it may not be good for the Democratic Party, at least if success is measured by electoral victories.
The success this year of Modern Family, Castle, The Bachelor, and Dancing With the Stars masks deeper problems at the network.
“I had already achieved my childhood dream,” he says of his success in music; it was time to do something different.
The retreat was carried out with as much speed and success as the advance.
Why should you have it all, health and success and Pen's love?
Each, alone, without the other, might have achieved any success.
Till then, success will attend me; for when I meet you, I meet the only obstacle to my fortune.
He was so like his father, too, as he lay there,—no great guarantee for success in life was that!
1530s, "result, outcome," from Latin successus "an advance, succession, happy outcome," from succedere "come after" (see succeed). Meaning "accomplishment of desired end" (good success) first recorded 1580s.
The moral flabbiness born of the bitch-goddess SUCCESS. That -- with the squalid interpretation put on the word success -- is our national disease. [William James to H.G. Wells, Sept. 11, 1906]Success story is attested from 1925. Among the French phrases used in English late 19c. were succès d'estime "cordial reception given to a literary work out of respect rather than admiration" and succès de scandale "success (especially of a work of art) dependent upon its scandalous character."