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go sky-high

To experience a significant increase. Gas prices always seem to go sky-high over holiday weekends. I'm sure that company's stock prices are sky-high now.
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go sky-high

Fig. to go very high. Prices go sky-high whenever there is inflation. Oh, it's so hot. The temperature went sky-high about noon.
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"It's the kind of thing you try on the training ground and nine out of 10 times it goes sky-high or miles wide."
THE cost of holiday flights goes sky-high if you happen to live in Scotland.
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Shopkeepers are rubbing their hands at the prospect of big profits and landlords are looking forward to huge rent hikes as demand for shops goes sky-high.