One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Become successful or wealthy.
- ‘But I always say that I will never worry about her survival skills, I know she'll always do well for herself in the long-term.’
- ‘Such thinking led him to start his own firm, Eugene Meyer and Company, which opened in 1904, and gradually, he began to make his mark on Wall Street and to do well for himself and his associates.’
- ‘To do well for myself, I have to create a product or service that is positive and desirable for others.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Harper's Bazaar isn't the only fashion magazine that did well for itself in the second half of 2002.’
- ‘Willy insisted that because Bernard was not well liked, he would not do well for himself when he grew up.’
- ‘I wanted to do well for myself and for my parents who did not have the opportunity to attend college.’
- ‘A bank with access to this market can do well for itself by offering credit at 25 percent.’
- ‘It has managed to do well for itself over the years, and today continues to seek new strategic partners.’
- ‘We can't support her - and she will totally screw up a terrific opportunity to do well for herself.’
- ‘The town was founded in 1874, and it did well for itself thanks to a small, oily, bony fish called menhaden.’
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