Newscaster A: In a Dickensian twist, the orphan child turned out to be a long lost princess and is now living in the lap of luxury.

Newscaster B: She’s really gone from rags to riches.

A “rags to riches” story tells about someone who starts out very poor and ends up very wealthy. These stories are popular because people like to imagine becoming suddenly wealthy.



「rags(ぼろ布)to riches(富)」の物語で、最初はとても貧しかった主人公が、最後には大金持ちになります。