bear fruit

   If something bears fruit, it produces positive results.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)
   If something bears fruit, it produces positive or successful results.

After years of hard work, his research finally began to bear fruit.

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • bear fruit — {v. phr.} To yield results. * /We hope that the company s new investment policy will bear fruit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear fruit — Ⅰ. ► bear fruit have good results. Main Entry: ↑fruit Ⅱ. ► bear fruit yield positive results. Main Entry: ↑bear …   English terms dictionary

  • bear fruit — If something bears fruit, it produces positive results …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bear fruit — index avail (bring about), succeed (attain) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bear fruit — YIELD RESULTS, get results, succeed, meet with success, be successful, be effective, be profitable, work, go as planned; informal pay off, come off, pan out, do the trick, do the business. → bear * * * I figurative yield positive results plans… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear fruit — 1) to have a successful result Our policies must be given time to bear fruit. 2) if a tree or plant bears fruit, it produces fruit …   English dictionary

  • bear\ fruit — v. phr. To yield results. We hope that the company s new investment policy will bear fruit …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bear fruit — Synonyms and related words: advance, bear, bloom, blossom, blow, bring forth, bring to maturity, come to fruition, develop, evolute, evolve, flourish, flower, fructify, fruit, furnish, grow, grow up, maturate, mature, mellow, produce, progress,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bear fruit — 1. to produce a result that is wanted or desired. Some of the changes in the election laws are already bearing fruit. 2. to produce successful results. Opening a new store in San Francisco has already borne fruit for the company. Etymology: based …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear fruit — verb To succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task. After several barren years it was good to see the trees bearing fruit …   Wiktionary

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