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rags-to-riches

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˌræɡz.təˈrɪtʃɪz/
used to describe what happens to a person who was poor but becomes rich: a rags-to-riches story
Translations of “rags-to-riches”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從赤貧到巨富的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从赤贫到巨富的…
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