carried the day

phrase

past tense of carry the day
as in prevailed
to achieve victory (as in a contest) They had a bad start, but the home team managed to carry the day in the end.

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“Carried the day.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carried%20the%20day. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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