look to one's laurels

idiom

Definition of look to one's laurels

chiefly British
: to work in order to keep one's success or position If she performs this well in the championships, her rivals will have to look to their laurels.

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“Look to one's laurels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20to%20one%27s%20laurels. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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