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To make it, to become successful, to gain money and respect. Usually accomplished by selfishly pursuing "success", possibly irrespective of others.

This phrase has a very competitive connotation, and implies that you deserve success. Also implies that life is not handed to you on a silver platter and success doesn't come easy to you, for one reason or another. Perhaps The Man is bringing you down.

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