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go places

To progress or find success in some area of one's life. Alice is definitely going to go 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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