brass ring

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Figuratively, a prize or goal. Often used with respect to employment goals e.g. promotion, better job, etc.
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He's going for the brass ring.

Submitted on July 14, 2010

Additional definitions for 'brass ring':

brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:
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