Translation of self-made in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈmeɪd//ˈˌsɛlf ˈmeɪd/


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    (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.