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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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During the press conference in New York, the airline revealed the new Going Places Together television and print campaigns, which were very well received by the international media invited to the exclusive event.
WINNERS: Going Places staff, from left, Luke Roper, Denise Crawley, Pat Sutton, Sonia Watts, Mandy Roberts and Matt Harding.
Qatar Airways has adopted the "emotive and modern brand campaign to reflect its core values as a contemporary and innovative company that is really going places and wants nothing more than to inspire its passengers to do the same", the statement notes.
Going Places said: "Our price guidelines are already very strict - but we will review them to make sure this does not happen again.
The promoter of this offer is Going Places Promtions
Going Places representative Lisa Aubrey said: 'It was hardly Caribbean weather, but we had a great time raising a lot of money for a very good cause.
Then here's a prize really worth lifting, courtesy of Going Places TV - a fantastic set of Antler luggage or one of twenty runner--up prizes of a luxury beach towel.
Include why the nominee--who could be a daughter, niece, neighbor, student, or member of your community--deserves a Girls Going Places scholarship award.
On Saturday, the seven staff at Going Places, in the Parade, sold raffle tickets for the chance to win prizes donated by travel companies and businesses in the town.
Girls Going Places will be held at Florida Gulf Coast University on Wednesday, May 5 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of Au114,000 to South West College to deliver the Going Places Programme in the Strabane Neighbourhood Renewal area.
I want to be involved in a team that is going places and is pushing for promotion," Ince said.
Referring to the closure of the 110 Going Places shops, the Association of British Travel Agents corporate affairs head, Keith Betton, said: "MyTravel is a company focusing on price and the sort of people most concerned about the price of a holiday are those who prefer to book online.
The threat comes after leading chain Going Places was fined pounds 4,500 for displaying incorrect holiday prices.
We've teamed up with Going Places to bring you a fantastic holiday offer to a a range of resorts for late August and September.