social climber


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I think he's as much a social climber as we all are, "he offers.
Indee d, the ire directed toward Mary Todd Lincoln in one review of Behind the Scenes shows the anxiety generated by alleged social climbers.
It's not too 'apples and pears' though because, as he's a social climber, he's trying to tone it down a bit, rather than appear to be from the East End.
Social climber Mrs Bennet (Alison Steadman) can barely contain her delight when dashing bachelor Charles Bingley (Crispin Bonham-Carter) moves into the neighbouring Netherfield Park estate.
The index of social aspiration said that for every social climber, there's a reverse snob, with more than five million 'working class' earners on incomes of pounds 50,000 or more.
Tommy's son Lionel is played by George Cole and his grandson is Dave Hicks (Brian Capron), village mayor, shady property developer and a social climber who's desperate to get revenge on the Hammonds - but just because he killed in Coronation Street, will he do so again in Midsomer?
Sure, one could probably "learn" a lot from the book and apply the tips to actual life, thus becoming a successful social climber, but that makes the book feel sort of horrifyingly tasteless instead of just plain enjoyable.
The Irish girl who does the fashion pieces for Channel 4 is much more pleasant than the social climber off the BBC, but we still don't need to see it in any of their racing coverage.
Social climber Mrs Bennet (Brenda Blethyn) can barely contain her delight when dashing bachelor Charles Bingley (Simon Woods) moves into the neighbouring Netherfield Park estate.
Social climber Mrs Bennet (Blethyn) is delighted when dashing bachelor Charles Bingley (Woods) moves into the neighbouring Netherfield Park estate.
THE STORY: Ripe 19th Century drama as social climber Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) sets about working her way up from her lowly-born roots to the top.
The rest of the cast are excellent too from Nighy's father, full of self-loathing because he can no longer provide for his family, to Byrne as the determined social climber.