go on to (something)

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go on to (something)

To progress to something better or more prominent. Quite a few soap actors have gone on to win or be nominated for Oscars, actually. After being an intern there for three years, I'm ready to go on to bigger and better things. Did that famous child actor go on to do much as an adult?
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go on to something

to advance to something or to doing something. After a few years she went on to even greater heights. Larry went on to found his own company.
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Things can only become better for him and I am confident he will go onto do something special.
"I always prepare my teams to go onto the pitch for victory, which is why I don't like to speculate on who our future rivals [will be in the Round of 16] or who is easier," the Argentine former Inter Milan and Al Wasl coach said.
hope they go onto building a world class product and organisation."
I wish the entire team the very best and hope they go onto building a world class product and organisation.
She has asked "suckers" to go onto nominate five other people to carry out the bitter challenge, to signify the number of years Harry has been dead.
"It cannot be stressed how dangerous it is for any people to go onto railway tracks and for this reason we closed that tunnel to rail traffic to ensure the safety of the suspect and officers.
"Maybe it was fated that Hibs would go onto win the cup though - and The106-year-old Hibs fan was possibly just meant to see his team win it."
Sanchez, out form with only one goal since January after a hamstring injury, told DirecTV Sports: "If we go onto to the pitch with hunger to become champions, to win the Premier League or the Champions League we can achieve it.
Tony Edwards was in the second South Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service (SYMAS) vehicle to go onto the pitch when he got to the Shef-Sheffield Wednesdaystadium at about 3.35pm.
I had to avoid that car and go onto the other side of the road.
A short list of between 3 - 5 suitably qualified candidates will be created to go onto the next stage.
DEEP PURPLE - THE MARK |1 STUDIO RECORDINGS 1968/1969 (Parlaphone) THE classic 70s Deep Purple line up of Richie Blackmore on guitar, Jon Lord on keyboards, Ian Paice on drums, Roger Glover on bass and Ian Gillan on vocals (who I would later go onto work within Black Sabbath ), is one of the best known in heavy rock.
As the matter was being debated, councilors removed a section of the proposal that would have given the town the ability to go onto the offending property and remove the graffiti.
"Initiatives like these can help young people meet their potential and achieve their goals so they may go onto gain full-time employment."