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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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