In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(woman/man) que ha alcanzado su posición gracias a sus propios esfuerzos(woman/man) self-made
- He was a very successful man, a self-made man, and I loved him very much, and he was very insistent that I follow or try to follow in his footsteps.
- Eddie is Archie's model of success, a self-made millionaire.
- I have a lot of respect for the fact that he's a self-made man who started at the bottom of the corporate ladder - literally putting stamps on envelopes - and worked his way to the very top.
- Here, in one neat package, Franklin constructed a prescription that went into making a self-made man.
- Mills was a self-made man who descended from a family of Scotch-English ancestry.
- His father was a self-made rich peasant, hard-working and frugal, narrowed rather than broadened in mind by his hard-won success.
- Williams, a self-made millionaire, has interests in the offshore oil industry, telecommunications and tourism.
- In contrast to the Gracchus brothers, Marius was a self-made man with no aristocratic background.
- A self-made man uses his wit and his energy at a time when the country is in the grip of the Great Depression to build a better life for himself and his family.
- From her experience as a suburban domestic, she claims Benjamin Franklin as role model and strives to become a successful self-made American.
- He's in construction, but he is a self-made man.
- Like all self-made millionaires, there is an unyielding drive to Boyle, an urge to act, to be decisive, to control the reins of his life.
- As a result, success manual authors had to provide failed men with a far broader definition of what constituted a self-made man.
- The gangster is also often portrayed as a self-made man rising above his station, another affirmation of the spirit of free enterprise for the audience to clasp.
- Stanley was a self-made man who raised himself from poverty to success through his technical skills.
- Of the 1,000 people on the list, 750 are self-made millionaires.
- One was an aristocrat educated at Harrow and Cambridge, the other a self-made man from small-town South India.
- Following his great-grandfather's precepts, it seems he can justly claim to be a self-made man.
- He went on to become the very definition of a self-made man, literally.
- Plumbers, builders and hair dressers are among those in an index of 25 self-made millionaires, including three Yorkshiremen.
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