from\ rags\ to\ riches

adv. phr.
Suddenly making a fortune; becoming rich overnight.

The Smiths went from rags to riches when they unexpectedly won the lottery.


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

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  • from rags to riches — {adv. phr.} Suddenly making a fortune; becoming rich overnight. * /The Smiths went from rags to riches when they unexpectedly won the lottery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • from rags to riches — {adv. phr.} Suddenly making a fortune; becoming rich overnight. * /The Smiths went from rags to riches when they unexpectedly won the lottery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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