Meaning of “work your way up/to the top” in the English Dictionary

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"work your way up/to the top" in British English

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work your way up/to the top

to make progress in a process or structure:

He started as an office junior and worked his way up through the company to become a senior manager.

(Definition of “work your way up/to the top” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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