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Do well in sewing (3)


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'do well' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both related to natural events as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's an association between them I don't understand?

'in sewing' is the wordplay.
'in' says the answer is hidden in the clue.
'WIN' is hidden in the letters of 'sewing'.

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(Other definitions for win that I've seen before include "Finish in first place" , "Succeed, conquer" , "Come first" , "Come out on top" , "Trumph" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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