know where (one) is going

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know where (one) is going

To have a clear knowledge of what one wants to be achieve and resolute determination to make it happen. Since she was a little girl, she knew where she was going—nothing was going to stop her from being a fighter pilot. I wish he would pick a degree program and stick with it. I'm just worried that he doesn't seem to know where he's going in life.
See also: going, know

know where you’re ˈgoing

know clearly what you want to achieve (in life, in your job, etc.): He knows exactly where he’s going. He wants to be an actor.
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You have a chap who has just arrived from a country you've never heard of, whose car smells faintly of lavender oil and sick, who doesn't know where he's going and can't get there anyway because he never puts more than PS2 worth of fuel in the tank of his car Jeremy Clarkson on some London cab drivers.
Lancaster said: "Jonny has unbelievable pace and can change direction, which means not many people know where he's going.
Tell him you need to know where he's going and ask him to text if he's going to be late.
We don't know where he's going but it seems he's got something lined-up.
However, I do manage to get everyone else in the right place--Willie seems to already know where he's going, which makes life easier.
I don't know where he's going to run next but he has come out of it very well.
I coached him to run away from the near LB, but not to get too concerned about him because with all the faking going on, the LB isn't going to know where he's going most of the time
NBC's ``Today'' host Matt Lauer and his overworked travel agent know where he's going next week.
I don't know where he's going to get one from (or, more importantly, if he will get the money) but Steve Bruce has to sign a quality centre-forward in January.
It doesn't make sense to count on him if we don't know where he's going to be.
Allan Johnston fired two of the goals that rocketed Hearts to within three points of third-top Hibs and assistant boss Billy Brown beamed: "Allan must be a nightmare to play against - you never know where he's going.
What they do not want is a reactive Taoiseach who lurches from one crisis to the next and who appears not to know where he's going himself, never mind where he's taking the nation.
Dave Cameron, who doesn't know where he's going, received a political satnav to fit on his bike.