Значение идиомы come up in the world

[come up in the world] or [rise in the world] {v. phr.} To gain success, wealth, or importance in life; rise to a position of greater wealth or importance.

He had come up in the world since he peddled his wife’s baked goods from a pushcart.

Compare: GET AHEAD. Contrast: COME DOWN IN THE WORLD.


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