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rest on your laurels

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrest on your laurelsrest on your laurelsSATISFIEDto be satisfied with what you have done, so that you do not make any further effort rest
Examples from the Corpus
rest on your laurelsIn such a competitive market, the leading company can't afford to rest on its laurels.But there is no room for resting on our laurels.But this generous accolade does not mean that we are resting on our laurels.Little time was granted to Lee and his men for resting on their laurels.Motorola has long been a leader in that as well, and it has never stopped to rest on its laurels.That is the only time when you can rest on your laurels.You can never rest on your laurels.The religious authorities, who were very active during the nationalist struggle, rested on their laurels after independence.This evolution of Diamond Rio signals that the group is not ready to rest on its laurels -- at least not voluntarily.
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