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.
See also: going, know
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You never know where they're going to take a song but it's always got a groove, with a melody that is sometimes front and centre, or buried deep in the racket.
We're a European team: we like to play against the Germans, the French, the Dutch, the Danes and all the Scandinavian countries, where if you lose the ball you know where they're going to be, and when you're defending you've got an idea where their players are going to be.
We know where they're going to come, how they're going to do it, it's just down to us to stop them.
Nathan has another year to go at Huddersfield and I don't know where they're going to be or what they're going to do.
They don't know where they're going to house the troops yet," the New York Daily News quoted a security official as saying.
They know where they're going and what they're doing next year but they're very focused on leaving in the right way.
The drivers don't know where they're going for a start, and you have to pay for the privilege.
I'll actually see the steps and know where they're going before I hear the rhythm.
Our challenge is (that) although we have lots of land around the area, companies need to know where they're going to go and we've got to have this property developed into an industrial park.
Right now, they don't even know where they're going to be so it's just too premature.
We don't know where they're going to come from and we don't know how many people.
In Cardiff they have enough buildings to house the Welsh Assembly to start off with then in time to look for another building when they know where they're going.
Armed with this information, Andrea designed an experiment to test whether people who don't know where they're going end up walking in circles.
Every five years, UCG celebrates its anniversary with a secret, all-expenses paid trip for employees and their guests, who don't know where they're going from one moment to the next.
There's no cash prize, no tropical beach and they don't even know where they're going or what they'll be doing.
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