1. achieve success or triumph, prevail






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overcome obstacles/difficulties/fear

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To ’overcome’ something means to succeed in achieving or dealing with a challenge or a problem. If someone is overcome it means they cannot behave in the way they would like or which is usual. You could be overcome with tiredness or overcome with emotion, for example.

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  1. That child overcame a lot of obstacles in order to achieve what she did. It wasn't easy.
  2. He decided to do a parachute jump, hoping that it would help him overcome his fear of heights.

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  1. We have a lot of difficulties to overcome before we can go any further with this project.
  2. It's difficult to see how we will overcome such a huge setback and still deliver the project on time.

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