rest/sit on one's laurels

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Definition of rest/sit on one's laurels

: to be satisfied with past success and do nothing to achieve further success

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“Rest/sit on one's laurels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rest%2Fsit%20on%20one%27s%20laurels. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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