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to take off
to suddenly become popular or successful
starch
an odourless, tasteless white substance occurring widely in plant tissue and obtained chiefly from cereals and potatoes; a chemical that is used to make cloth stiff (no article)
a quandary
a state of not being able to decide what to do about a situation in which you are involved
fledgling
new and not experienced
a big cheese
an important or powerful person
a stroke of luck
something that happens by chance and that helps you to achieve something (expression)
to pull off
to succeed in doing something difficult or unexpected
to shake up
to cause changes to something, esp. in order to make improvements
a bridgehead
a good position that an army has taken in enemy land, from which it can attack the enemy more effectively
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