place in the sun


place in the sun
phrasal
: favorable position or status : advantage, eminence

the laborer … toiling for a place in the sun — A.R.Williams

Italian fiction has found its place in the sun — T.G.Bergin

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place in the sun,
a favorable position; as favorable a position as any occupied by others.

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I
a position of favor or advantage
II
see place

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place in the sun — see sun, 1
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Main Entry:place
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place in the sun
: 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.

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Main Entry:sun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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