reinvent (oneself)

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reinvent (oneself)

To create a new style or persona for oneself; to change one's pursuits, way of life, etc. As a teenager, I was always trying to reinvent myself to be cooler or more mysterious. If you're feeling stuck in a rut with your job, maybe it's time to reinvent yourself.
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reinvent (oneself)

To take up a different career or a different way of life.
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RORY BEST says he's feeling the pressure of filling Paul O'Connell's boots as Ireland skipper - but insists he won't reinvent himself.
RAP star Flo Rida has said he is always trying to reinvent himself.
Augustine began a walk across the country, embark on some thousand miles from northern Michigan to Chicago and back, which allowed him to reinvent himself and embark on a new career in radio.
Readers will learn about a wide-eyed college dropout who grew up the scion of a wealthy family in update New York who decided to reinvent himself out West.
Bush has tried to reinvent himself in the image of the man he most despises: Bill Clinton.
As I came to understand his identity--how his passing as a guy, dating women, stealing, and lying were all tied together--I saw that his journey embodied a very common queer experience: having to leave home and reinvent himself to find love and acceptance.