beat the odds

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Definition of beat the odds

: to succeed despite not having a good chance of succeeding Most new restaurants fail, but this one somehow managed to beat the odds.

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“Beat the odds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%20the%20odds. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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