carve sth out (for yourself) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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carve sth out (for yourself)

phrasal verb with carve uk   /kɑːv/  us   /kɑːrv/ verb [I or T]
to ​successfullycreate or get something, ​especially a ​workposition, by ​working for it: He ​hopes to ​carve out a ​niche for himself as a ​leadingresearcher in his ​field of ​study. She ​carved out a ​reputation for herself as an ​aggressivemanager.
(Definition of carve sth out (for yourself) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carve sth out (for yourself)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 靠努力开创出, 努力赢得,谋得(尤指职位)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 靠努力開創出, 努力贏得,謀得(尤指職位)…
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