Today’s lesson of colloquial expression
586. rags to riches 無一文から大金持ちになる、立身出世
- this describes a situation where a person starts out life poor but eventually becomes very wealthy
1. The movie is a rags to riches story about a man, born in the slums, who inherits a fortune from his distant uncle.
2. People who go from rags to riches usually appreciate their wealth more than those who are born wealthy.