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Rest on One’s Laurels

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Which is correct: rest on one’s laurels or rest on one’s morals? The first one right phrase. It refers to refusing to settle for one’s past accomplishments. In classical times, winners of competitions were awarded crowns made from the fragrant leaves of bay laurels. For the same reason, we bestow such honors as Poet Laureate and Nobel Laureate. This is part of a complete episode.

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