Suppose that a major achievement for a company has been done thanks to me. Now then, let's have me saying this:

The last project was a success. Now there is a new project, and I am eager to [make it a success] as well.

I am looking for a word or phrase that denotes "the act of driving something into a success".

  • I would consider "carry on the success".
    – ermanen
    Commented Jan 6, 2015 at 20:32

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The best word I can think of is successful. In my opinion, it is the most suitable for the sentence you have given.

I am eager to make it successful as well.

When we talk about something being a success, we can refer to it as being successful.


To succeed: (from TFD)

  • (intr) to accomplish an aim, esp in the manner desired: he succeeded in winning.
  • ... and I am eager to succeed in it as well.
  • To me, "I succeeded" feels like the accomplishment of a singular person, whereas "the act of driving something into a success" comes off as being the driving force/responsible person behind a group of people. Saying "we succeeded" might downplay OP's importance in the whole venture.
    – Celos
    Commented Oct 21, 2014 at 6:21
  • Yes, but according to the question , I think OP wants to stress of his/her ability to make another project successful.
    – user66974
    Commented Oct 21, 2014 at 6:37

Yuo may use achieve

Achieve: To succeed in reaching a particular goal, status or standard

Source: Oxford Collocations Dictionary

Achieve as intransitive verb: accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level:

Skills needed to achieve in school

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