Idiomatic Expression 003
“From rags to riches story”
- used to describe a person’s rise from a state of extreme poverty to one of great wealth
- be very poor in the beginning then later become very rich
- He was inspired after reading the rags-to-riches story of his favorite athlete.
- Manny Pacquiao’s life is an example of rags-to-riches story in the Philippines.
- His journey has been one of rags to riches, he used to be a street vendor, but now he is the owner of a big Trading company.