place in the sun

noun phrase

: a very good, successful, or desirable position
After years of struggling as an unknown actor, he has finally found his/a place in the sun.

Examples of place in the sun in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Splendor in Scripture introduces us to Morgan’s spiritual side and also gives his library a place in the sun, dimmed by rules governing light exposures. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 18 Jan. 2024

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“Place in the sun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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