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come/turn up trumps

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome/turn up trumpscome/turn up trumpsSUCCEED IN DOING somethingto provide what is needed, especially unexpectedly and at the last moment Paul came up trumps and managed to borrow a car for us. trump
Examples from the Corpus
come/turn up trumpsConrad Allen came up trumps again, finishing fourth in the boys 800 metres in a personal best 2 mins. 22.Ibanez seem to have taken another daring step in their continuing success story and come up trumps once again.And a dream come true ... The advert for grandparents that came up trumps.In part two: Four of a kind ... Durnin plays the winning hand as United come up trumps against Luton.You've come up trumps, Derek.
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