move up into

move up into (something or some place)

1. To advance into some elevated area or region. The guerrilla soldiers moved up into forests of the mountains, making it nearly impossible to track them.
2. To gain entry to a higher position within corporate or social hierarchy. I'm making a little bit more money, sure, but I have so much more work since moving up into management that I'm not sure it was worth it. He doesn't care about making good music, he just wants to be successful so we can move up into the upper crust of society.
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move up into something

to advance into something. I moved up into administration and I like it fine. When I move up into management, I will get a bigger office.
See also: move, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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