by\ the\ bootstraps

See: pull oneself up by the bootstraps

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • pull oneself up by the bootstraps — or[pull oneself up by one s own bootstraps] {adv. phr.} To succeed without help; succeed by your own efforts. * /He had to pull himself up by the bootstraps./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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