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go places

To be progressing or finding success in some area of one's life. Alice is definitely going places with that singing voice of hers.
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go places

to become very successful. I knew that Sally, with all her talent, would go places. I really want to go places in life.
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go places

Make progress, succeed, as in I suspect they'll be going places with the new product, or Now that she has her doctorate I'm sure she'll go places. [Colloquial; early 1900s]
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go places

1 travel. 2 be increasingly successful. informal
2 1991 Francis King The Ant Colony Guido is going to go places, I'm sure of it. He's not going to be a labourer forever.
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ˈgo places

(informal) be successful or likely to be successful in your life or job: If you’re young, energetic and want to go places, write to this address and we’ll send you a job application form.He’s a young architect who’s really going places.
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Let s Go Places speaks to the evolution of Toyota and our commitment to leading through innovation, enriching lives and connecting with customers in new ways they define, said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager, Toyota Division.
I mean, on set we started hanging out and, after that, we'd go places and it's led to this.
He gets people to go places they never thought they could.
This and a few other pairings really made the art go places it would not otherwise have gone, proving the validity of the curatorial gambit.
They go places where our parents' minds fear to tread,'' said Melanie Winter, director of The River Project.
The camera-in-a-pill can go places we have trouble getting to," says Dr.
Stark-Trimarco, "and we're privileged to have people like him so deeply involved in our program, so that the kids get to do things and go places they would never be able to on their own.
11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota announced an engaging new tagline today, "Let's Go Places," reflecting the company's commitment to more exciting products and the promise that customers are invited to take part in shaping Toyota's future.