come up the world

come up the world
(come (get или go) up the world (тж. get on или rise in the world))
выйти в люди; преуспевать, делать карьеру, идти в гору; см. тж. come down in the world

He had grown into an extremely clear-headed, cautious, prudent young man, who was safe to rise in the world. (Ch. Dickens, ‘Hard Times’, book II, ch. I) — Из Битуэра получился на редкость рассудительный, осторожный, благоразумный молодой человек, которому был обеспечен успех в жизни.

He was rising in the world, an unmistakable promise of prosperity was implied in his world, his manner, his elegant, well groomed person. (A. J. Cronin, ‘A Song of Sixpence’, ch. IX) — Отец явно шел в гору. Его манера говорить, держаться, его элегантный вид - все свидетельствовало о преуспевании.

Yes, Willis is no fool; he'll get on in the world. (J. Lindsay, ‘All on the Never-Never’, ch. 22) — Да, Уиллис не дурак, он сделает карьеру.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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