из грязи в князи

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Idiom[edit]

из грязи в князи (iz grjázi v knjázi)

  1. (chiefly disapprovingly) from rags to riches (literally "from dirt to princedom")
    • выбиться из грязи в князи — to have gone all the way from rags to riches