- v attain success or reach a desired goal
- v be the successor (of)
- a coming after or following
- s (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
- Obama's Foreign Policy Needs a Domestic Boost How can Obama deal with his mounting foreign policy problems? By succeeding at home Joe Klein's Biography.
- He said it would fail and he still refuses to acknowledge that it is succeeding.
- You might think hiring people is easy, but there are both cultural and bureaucratic obstacles preventing them from succeeding.
- President Bush in Tampa Tribune
Members of Congress: The No Child Left Behind Act is a bipartisan achievement,Bush said in his speech. "It is succeeding. And we owe it to America's children, their parents and their teachers to strengthen this good law."
- John Boehner in Bloomberg
We want this plan to have a chance of succeeding,Boehner said on the "Fox News Sunday" program. "By the time we get to September, October, members are going to want to know how well this is working, and if it isn't, what's Plan B?"
- Robert Gates in Reuters (press release)
Our troops and coalition partners are making extraordinary sacrifices on behalf of our security, and our singular focus must be on supporting them and succeeding in Afghanistan without such distractions,Gates wrote.