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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She reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde, a rock music critic.
Megastar Sharon Cuneta reinvents herself as she sports a fiercer new look.
The semi-autobiographical novel follows the teenage years of Johanna Morrigan, an aspiring music journalist who reinvents herself as the adventurous Dolly Wilde in a bid to make her mark on the world.
A major wardrobe challenge in "Gone Girl" was to help define a character who constantly reinvents herself. Much of the film used muted palettes and was shot in low-light environments.
As her hormones rage, Johanna's pre-occupied with losing her virginity and soon reinvents herself as would-be hard-drinking, eyeliner-heavy music journalist Dolly Wilde, who goes for shock tactics to fit in with the male editorial team on the music paper, with hilarious consequences.
Liner notes: Joined by White Life's Jon Ehrens, Jenn Wasner reinvents herself as a dance floor diva, with creamy keyboards, yearning voices, and pumping beats evoking a neon mirage of ecstatic rapture.
Dozens perish in the ensuing bloodbath, but one young woman, Shosanna, escapes and reinvents herself as a cinema owner in Paris, where she plots her revenge.
Dozens perish in the subsequent bloodbath, but one young woman, Shosanna (Laurent), escapes and reinvents herself as a cinema owner in Paris, where she plots her revenge.
"People think she reinvents herself for her own self-promotion," said Klein.
Jaime surrounded them with a wonderful supporting cast, including the bleach-bombshell Beatriz Garcia, who marries a millionaire and reinvents herself as superheroine Penny Century, and Isabel "Izzy" Maria Ruebens Ortix, a sickly author, bandmate, and childhood friend with a goth flair for the supernatural.
A FRUMPY Greek waitress (Nia Vardalos) reinvents herself and at the same time falls for a non-Greek guy (John Corbett).