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2009.01.15(Review of 2006.06.02 edition)

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In today's expression, “the top” can refer to the final rung on the corporate ladder, the highest ranks of a profession, or the dizzying heights of success that only the best and brightest can hope to scale!

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REACH THE TOP   トップに昇りつめる

Explanation

  • To reach the top is to arrive at the highest level of an organization, field, etc.
  • reach the top とは、組織やある分野で最高の地位に達する、という意味です。

REACH THE TOP

examples

  1. (to someone recently named president of the company)
    Congratulations! I always knew you'd reach the top someday.
  2. He's determined to reach the top of his profession. I've never met anyone so driven to succeed.
  3. She was a real pioneer - the first woman to reach the top in her field.
  4. Because the entertainment industry is so competitive, only a lucky few are able to reach the top.

英会話レッスンHow's the view up there?