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    Red face A Self-Made Man

    I want somebody tell me!
    What's the meaning of "A Self-Made Man"?
    What kind of guy is it??

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    Lightbulb Re: A Self-Made Man

    a man who has risen from poverty or obscurity by means of his own talents or energies. ^^

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    Re: A Self-Made Man

    You mean Bill Gates is a self-made man!

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    #4

    Re: A Self-Made Man

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    You mean Bill Gates is a self-made man!
    You're on the right track, but I think Bill Gates had a bit too privileged an education for him to be called 'self-made'. Someone who is taken out of school on his 16th birthday and forced by his parents to earn his keep is a better candidate for that title!

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    #5

    Re: A Self-Made Man

    Alan Sugar of Amstrad is more of a Self-Made Man - he started out as a market stall trader: Alan Sugar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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    Re: A Self-Made Man

    Thanks everybody! I understand

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