1(victorious)(team/candidate) ganador(shot/goal) de la victoria(shot/goal) decisivoto hold the winning hand — llevar las de ganar
- Winners breed a winning mentality and their success can encourage others to take up the sport.
- Forty years on, our successors have no doubt that they are on history's winning side.
- Paul Hanagan got his Derby day off to a winning start as he rode Vintage Premium to victory.
- A national childcare competition has picked a Southend carer as its winning entrant.
- At each of these events, they would like to share a little about the filmmakers behind the winning films.
- The winning entries of a local photography competition will be displayed in the town library for a week.
- The crowd cheered loudly as the host of the contest walked on stage with the name of the winning band in his hand.
- Benfleet kept on the winning trail with victory over lowly Epping at Woodside Park by six wickets.
- Horwich stormed on at the top of the table with a winning double to make it four victories out of four.
- Part of the prize is a residency at the theatre, as well as the West-end production of the winning play.
- Council chiefs also hope they will give Bury a winning chance in a national floral competition.
- At tournaments he will always bring a competitive edge, that winning mentality.
- The winning bidder had no more success managing the company than the old management.
- You obviously know the rules so let's see if your lucky break becomes a winning streak.
- He has since embarked on a winning streak courtesy of his grit, tenacity and persistent style.
- The Swede produces two successive winning returns to win the game and level the set.
- All contestants were treated to a lunch in which the winning recipe was used as part of the menu.
- Without a winning instinct how on earth is any competitor going to succeed in their chosen sport?
- We at the Fool are also great believers of learning how successful investors pick winning shares.
- Wilson hopes the Gunners will copy his winning ways and have another successful season.
2(appealing)(smile/personality) encantadorshe has such winning ways — tiene un encanto irresistible
- I look round, expecting to see some six foot Adonis with a winning smile and an easy charm.
- Inter lacks a coach with a winning mentality, who knows how to develop attractive football.
- The wicked mix of an acerbic tongue and a winning smile means holding grudges is nigh impossible.
- With her winning smile and bright blue eyes, Kate Walsh was a young girl with everything going for her.
- His firm handshake, welcoming smile and boyish charm were a winning combination.