pan out

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Synonyms for pan out

wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals


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I'm not sure how his draw will pan out, I'll have a game plan when I've walked the course.
Short Change, who had recorded his only previous victory over this course and distance, had been knocking on the door with a couple of recent placed efforts at the track, and Carroll said: "The race didn't pan out for him in an amateur riders' event last time, and while he has to be handy, Darryl didn't panic when he was taken on tonight.
Things didn't pan out too well for the son of Marju in either the Derby, for which Frankie Dettori strongly fancied him, or the 2000 Guineas, a seventh place in the former being the best he could manage.
But a deal with a major record company didn't pan out and his partners weren't interested in exploring areas outside of music.