be going places

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be going 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.
See also: going, place

be going places

INFORMAL
COMMON If a person or organization is going places, they are likely to become very successful. One of the doctors said, `You're a hell of a surgeon. You are going places.' If we can play like that every week, then this club is going places.
See also: going, place
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Effectively, he has said to his team 'I am going places, Portsmouth are going places, are you coming with me?