bear fruit
index avail (bring about), succeed (attain)

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  • bear fruit — {v. phr.} To yield results. * /We hope that the company s new investment policy will bear fruit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear fruit — Ⅰ. ► bear fruit have good results. Main Entry: ↑fruit Ⅱ. ► bear fruit yield positive results. Main Entry: ↑bear …   English terms dictionary

  • bear fruit — If something bears fruit, it produces positive results …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bear fruit — YIELD RESULTS, get results, succeed, meet with success, be successful, be effective, be profitable, work, go as planned; informal pay off, come off, pan out, do the trick, do the business. → bear * * * I figurative yield positive results plans… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear fruit —    If something bears fruit, it produces positive results.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something bears fruit, it produces positive or successful results.     After years of hard work, his research finally began to bear fruit …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bear fruit — 1) to have a successful result Our policies must be given time to bear fruit. 2) if a tree or plant bears fruit, it produces fruit …   English dictionary

  • bear\ fruit — v. phr. To yield results. We hope that the company s new investment policy will bear fruit …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bear fruit — Synonyms and related words: advance, bear, bloom, blossom, blow, bring forth, bring to maturity, come to fruition, develop, evolute, evolve, flourish, flower, fructify, fruit, furnish, grow, grow up, maturate, mature, mellow, produce, progress,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bear fruit — 1. to produce a result that is wanted or desired. Some of the changes in the election laws are already bearing fruit. 2. to produce successful results. Opening a new store in San Francisco has already borne fruit for the company. Etymology: based …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear fruit — verb To succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task. After several barren years it was good to see the trees bearing fruit …   Wiktionary

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