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

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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
飛黃騰達;發跡
Roger and Ann have gone up in the world - these days they only ever travel first-class.
羅傑和安已經飛黃騰達——現在他們旅行只坐頭等艙。
Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
Translations of “go/come up in the world”
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞黄腾达, 发迹…
(Definition of go/come up in the world from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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