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a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on

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help oneself, often through improvised means

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It was, after all, an era where the pair did more than most to rebuild a troubled club and lift it up by their boot-straps.
CUNA Mutual Group Chief Economist Dave Colby said the Bank of America $5 monthly fee for debit card use "may be the catalyst for the pull yourself up by your own boot-straps recovery.
Expecting people in places like Merthyr or Blaenau Gwent to pull themselves up by their boot-straps or get on the next bus to find work, without anything like the public investment Cardiff has enjoyed is unrealistic and naive.
Everton are such a big club it also tends to get a bit overlooked that, since taking over, he has really lifted the club up by its boot-straps.
Everton are such a big club it also tends to get a bit overlooked that since taking over he has really lifted the club up by its boot-straps.