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go from zero to hero

To change an outcome, one's situation, or oneself from being particularly unsuccessful, negative, unfortunate, or unpopular to being especially successful, positive, fortunate, or popular. After his parents won the lottery, John went from zero to hero in his high school overnight. With computer programming becoming an increasingly in-demand skill, many who might have been picked on in high school are now going from zeros to heroes.
See also: hero, zero
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Tribune News Network - Doha : Sadeem's audience can watch their 20 contestants from across the region go from zero to hero through an exciting online reality series that will culminate in the crowning of the Arab world's next digital super star.
GIANNELLI IMBULA has been tipped to go from zero to hero at Stoke thanks to his current loan spell with Toulouse.
The striker went from zero to hero at Hampden as the Hibees beat Dundee United in a semi-final shoot-out.
FORGOTTEN Celtic flop Nadir Ciftci has gone from zero to hero in Turkey after netting for Eskisehirspor in a win over Galatasaray.
But a group of highly organised criminals who target the mall on Black Friday have Paul going from zero to hero.
DANIEL Bentley went from zero to hero as Southend won a dramatic League Two play-off final against Wycombe on penalties.
The goal settled a game that did huge credit to League One, and City boss Steve Cotterill admitted: "Wade went from zero to hero in the space of a minute.
Egyptian actor, Amir Kararah , went from zero to hero in the Arab world when he took a leading role in the huge hit, 'Ruby', last year.
You know what, Vino, you went from zero to hero in one week," Cowell told the soul singer.
ONE of Merseyside's biggest corporate charity campaigns, the Fairbridge Zero to Hero challenge, is formally launching this month with an aim to raise more than pounds 100,000.
Show Me the Funny ITV1, 9pm In a world where wannabe pop stars are transformed from zero to hero overnight, its little wonder some bright spark thought they'd try and sprinkle a little X Factor-style magic over this contest.
com)-- Zero To Hero TV announced today the release of the weekly web series, Zero To Hero.
Made in the Midlands - page 5 The engineering profession has something of an image problem when faced with the glitz and glamour of television shows like X Factor and Britain's Next Top Model which lure young people into thinking going from zero to hero via a television show is a feasible career path.
SIR - William Rees-Mogg wrote recently that while many people go from hero to zero, Peter Mandelson has managed to go from zero to hero (The Times, August 3, 2009, Opinion).