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To succeed in having what you want or getting your way, especially with respect to sex. Flynn could refer to two different men. One was old Hollywood actor Erroly Flynn who was reputed to lead a lifestyle full of woman, alcohol and fistfights. The other was Bronx politico Edward Flynn who was known to be corrupt so if you were a candidate willing to pay, he could deliver the votes to get you into office.