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carve sth out (for yourself)

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with carve   /kɑːv/ us    /kɑːrv/
to successfully create or get something, especially a work position, by working for it: He hopes to carve out a niche for himself as a leading researcher in his field of study. She carved out a reputation for herself as an aggressive manager.
Translations of “carve sth out (for yourself)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 靠努力開創出, 努力贏得,謀得(尤指職位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 靠努力开创出, 努力赢得,谋得(尤指职位)…
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