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Meaning of "to go for the brass ring" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING

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WHAT DOES TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to go for the brass ring in the English dictionary

The definition of to go for the brass ring in the dictionary is to try to succeed in an area where there is a lot of competition.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING

to get dooced
to get into high gear
to get off lightly
to get off your high horse
to get on the scoresheet
to get on your high horse
to get your just deserts
to get your oats
to give sb the runaround
to give sb unshirted hell
to go
to go down like a lead balloon
to go down like ninepins
to go into the record books
to go island-hopping
to go off the deep end
to go pear-shaped
to go to extremes
to go to great lengths to do sth
to go walkies

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING

anchor ring
benzene ring
boxing ring
bring
Claddagh ring
engagement ring
fairy ring
key ring
nose ring
onion ring
piston ring
price ring
smoke ring
smuggling ring
snap ring
spy ring
teething ring
the prize ring
the ring
tree ring
wedding ring

Synonyms and antonyms of to go for the brass ring in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to go for the brass ring» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING

Find out the translation of to go for the brass ring to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to go for the brass ring from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to go for the brass ring» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

去的铜环
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ir a por el anillo de latón
570 millions of speakers

English

to go for the brass ring
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीतल की अंगूठी के लिए जाने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الذهاب ل خاتم من النحاس الأصفر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пойти на латунным кольцом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ir para o anel de bronze
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্রাস রিং জন্য যেতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

d´aller de l´ anneau en laiton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk pergi untuk cincin tembaga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

für den Messingring gehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

真鍮製のリングのために行くために
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

황동 반지 이동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo pindhah cincin kuningan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để đi cho các vòng đồng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெண்கல வளையத்திற்குப் போக வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पितळ रिंगकडे जाण्यासाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Pirinç halkaya gitmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di andare per l´anello di ottone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

, aby przejść do mosiężnego pierścienia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піти на латунним кільцем
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a merge pentru inelul de alamă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

για να πάει για το χάλκινο δακτύλιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

om te gaan vir die koper ring
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att gå för mässingsbricka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å gå for messingring
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to go for the brass ring

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING»

The term «to go for the brass ring» is regularly used and occupies the 73.127 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to go for the brass ring

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING»

Discover the use of to go for the brass ring in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to go for the brass ring and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bellamy: The Princely Demon Who Sought Psychotherapy
There are many adventures to be had, many horizons to be conquered—” “If?” “If you have the courage to go for the brass ring.” “Interesting metaphor. I like the idea of courage for living. What is your brass ring, Mr. Bellamy?” My, this lady had  ...
Dan Montgomery, Kate Montgomery, 2007
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Desire Unleashed [Desire, Oklahoma 9]
You convinced me to go for the brass ring. You made me believe that, not only could I love again, but that I could love and actually be happy loving two men.” Glancing toward the back room, Jesse smiled, her eyes going soft and dreamy.
Leah Brooke, 2014
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How to Win Appeal Manual - 3rd Edition:
Was Corbett playing fast and loose, trying for the gold ring, rather than being merely content to go for the brass ring? Was he trying to make it more difficult and costly for Farnan to seek to establish his claim? Or, relatedly, was his pursuit of the ...
Ralph Adam Fine, 2012
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Evil Screams for Blood / Monster in the White House
“Half human? Finally! Well, Sister, if you are happy, who are we to tell you not to go for the brass ring. Good luck, Lieutenant.” Zoë flipped out her last hiss. Beltran and Alexis had done their own hashing of the subject. Comrades to fight the evil.
Frances Walter, 2013
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Integral Recovery: A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment ...
The Integral Vision2 is a very condensed version, and many have told me it is very helpful. See also, Integral Psychology.3 If you want to go for the brass ring, learn the secret handshake, and win the secret decoder ring, go for Sex, Ecology,  ...
John Dupuy, 2013
6
The Art of Effective Piano Teaching
Teachers should encourage their students to "go for the brass ring," to do their best, and to shine! What are the other benefits of performing at a recital? At a recital, students (along with their parents) get to see themselves in perspective.
Dino Ascari, 2003
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Oh, No, They're Engaged!: A Sanity Guide for the Mother of ...
While there is certainly nothing wrong with starting a life with kitchen-quality dishes—mine came from the supermarket, if your couple has a chance to go for the brass ring, why not? My daughter-law hadn't planned to register for the “good stuff.
Joy Smith, 2012
8
Introductory Programming with Simple Games: Using Java and ...
... more quickly than the swimmers and only going across the screen once. Fast swimmers appear at random times, are worth about twice the greatest value of any of the other swimmers, and serve to tempt the player to go for the brass ring.
Brian C. Ladd, Christopher James Jenkins, 2010
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Back to Basics-Biblical Principles for Leading and Managing ...
Once the other branches in the squadron saw what was possible, they too were refueled and put forth additional effort to "go for the brass ring", so to speak. As a result, our overall squadron rating by the Strategic Air Command Inspector ...
George Kalivoda, 2007
10
The Fearless Fish Out of Water: How to Succeed When You're ...
Others decided to go for the brass ring and followed their hearts. They redirected their lives by seeing the opportunity before them. Yes, time was required to go through the transition period, and sometimes that was rough going; but they ...
Robin Fisher-Roffer, 2009

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TO GO FOR THE BRASS RING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term to go for the brass ring is used in the context of the following news items.
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The WWE Brass Ring Is An Illusion
The fact is that no such brass ring exists today and nobody on today's roster ... If Vince wants his guys to go for the brass ring, he needs to give them one that is ... «Camel Clutch Blog, Dec 14»
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Temp Hides Fun, Fulfilling Life From Rest Of Office
They go home after a hard day, and they're so fried they just spend the night ... "They wanted to go for the brass ring and really live the good life," Braxton said. «The Onion, Dec 09»

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