Idiom: 'Succeed in the clutch'

What does 'Succeed in the clutch' mean?

Meaning: If you succeed in the clutch, you  perform at a crucial time; it is particularly used in sports for the decisive moments of the game.  The opposite is 'fail in the clutch.'

Contributor: Madeline Bodin

Country: International English | Subject Area: Sport | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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