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Definición de “pull/haul yourself up by the/your (own) bootstraps” en inglés

pull/haul yourself up by the/your (own) bootstraps

to improve your situation without any help from other people: He left school at 15 and pulled himself up by his bootstraps to ultimately head up a company.
(Definition of pull/haul yourself up by the/your (own) bootstraps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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