self-made man


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self-made man

nself-made man m inv, uomo che si è fatto da sé
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I do not take much interest in him ; he is what they call a 'self-made man.' His wife is charming.
A man who could never sufficiently vaunt himself a self-made man. A man who was always proclaiming, through that brassy speaking-trumpet of a voice of his, his old ignorance and his old poverty.
A system of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet for the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distinction.
Sir David Archer, the Foreign Secretary, was the only one of them who was a self-made man, and the only one of them who looked like an aristocrat.
The film, based on the book written by Aravind Adiga, will revolve around the extraordinary journey of a self-made man from a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city.
She finds a position at the home of self-made man Ian MacKenzie's parents.
The self-made man will be remembered as one of the symbols of the national economy, being the first businessman to open a supermarket in Manama in 1962.
India's former Defence Minister George Fernandes was a self-made man who came to Mumbai from Mangalore (now Mangaluru) at a very young age in search of a job.
He was a self-made man, who came to Mumbai from Mangalore at a young age in search of better work opportunities.
Speaking about Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar, Sarwari pointed out that the former hails from a privileged background while the latter is a self-made man. If Shafi's allegations were questioned then who will believe victims from less privileged background, she mused.
John Friedley was truly a self-made man. He learned about hard work growing up on his family farm in Seneca County, New York.
FICTION TRENTON MAKES by Tadzio Koelb, Atlantic Books, PS12.99 (ebook PS5.69) HHH HH TRENTON MAKES takes on the hot topic of gender through the noir-tinged lens of the American dream, questioning the idea of the self-made man.