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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “go/come up in the world”

go/come up in the world

UK (US move up in the world) informal
to have more money or a better social position than you had before
飞黄腾达;发迹
Roger and Ann have gone up in the world - these days they only ever travel first-class.
罗杰和安已经发迹了——现在他们旅行只坐头等舱。
Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
(Definition of go/come up in the world from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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