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rise (up) in the world

To elevate or improve one's social, political, and/or financial position in life; to become more successful than one was before. You're only going to truly rise up in the world if you make a point of rubbing elbows with those of a higher social standing. It's unsurprising how quickly Sarah has risen in the world when you consider that her tenacity and determination are only matched by her intelligence and talent. The Robinsons really rose up in the world after they won the lottery.
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a rising tide lifts all boats

economics A strong economy benefits businesses and individuals at all levels. The phrase was popularized by US President John F. Kennedy. Thanks to the economy doing so well lately, our business has been booming. I guess it's really true what they say, that a rising tide lifts all boats.
See also: all, boat, lift, rising, tide

rise to (something)

To increase one's effort in response to a challenging situation. If you're going to lead this team, you've got to rise to the challenge and start motivating them. It was a tough act to follow, but the band rose to the occasion and played the best set of their career.
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rise like a rocket (and fall like a stick)

To experience a meteoric rise in success (and then have one's fortunes reversed just as suddenly and dramatically). The phrase can be used to describe someone or something who has only experienced a period of success so far, not necessarily one followed by a downturn. Everyone has their eyes on the young actress who has been rising like a rocket in the film industry. The company rose like a rocket by trading sub-prime mortgages, and then fell like a stick when the housing bubble burst.
See also: fall, like, rise, rocket

rise with the lark

To wake and get out of bed at sunrise. I've always loved camping: rising with the lark, cooking breakfast over an open fire, exploring the great outdoor—it's all wonderful!
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rise with the sun

To wake and get out of bed at sunrise. I've always loved camping: rising with the sun, cooking breakfast over an open fire, exploring the great outdoor—it's all wonderful!
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(one's) star is rising

One's social, political, or financial success is increasing very quickly; one is on the way to great fame or fortune. It's clear the actress's star is rising, as she is now confirmed for three more major blockbuster films over the next few years.
See also: rising, star

rise with the sun (or lark)

get up early in the morning.
See also: rise, sun

someone's star is rising

someone is becoming ever more successful or popular.
See also: rising, star

a rising ˌtide lifts all ˈboats

(saying, especially American English) (politics) used to say that everybody benefits when a country’s economy grows and improves: Anger over inequality is absent during periods of expansion, because a rising tide lifts all boats.This expression is often associated with US President John F. Kennedy.
See also: all, boat, lift, rising, tide
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In the circumstances, the risks to the economy appeared to be strongly tilted toward rising inflation whose emergence would in turn threaten the sustainability of the expansion.
Investment in drilling also rose in 1993, as incentives from rising prices for natural gas apparently offset the disincentives associated with falling oil prices.
In contrast to 1987, when the indexes were boosted by a rebound in energy prices and rising prices for imports, the inflationary pressures this past year were augmented by larger increases in labor costs in the U.
Rising is able to design the best RFIC chip sets for the customers in China.
Using the Encounter and Virtuoso platforms, Rising performed the design work for its SCDMA/GSM transceiver, from front-end circuit design and system simulation to final layout design and test.
Welcomed by both investors and members of the financial press, the Eastern Point Advisors Rising Dividend Growth Fund was highlighted in a three-page article in Forbes Magazine's Nov.
Fastclick qualified as a Rising Star after showing revenue growth of 540 percent over the three-year period.
Sales in the deregulated Spanish market performed especially well, rising by 21% to 14,500 GWh.
One concern we have is for low- and moderate-income families who are hurt the most by rising interest rates -- we need to preserve programs that can help families at all income levels to get into homes," he said.
Touting itself as the first local IC design house to commercialize a 10Gbps optical transmission IC with its proprietary intellectual property (IP), Rising is targeting its first series of ICs at various high-end applications, such as 10Gbps optical Ethernet links, optical data links, high-definition television (HDTV) optical fiber links, synchronous optical network (SONET) OC-192, synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH) STM-64 and wavelength division multiplexing (WDM).
A rising tide of negative ratings momentum in the past few years has resulted in the number of rising stars recorded globally being outstripped by the number of fallen angels in each year since 1999, said a report released today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said.
ProFunds today announced that its Rising Rates Opportunity funds reached $303 million in invested assets - an increase of $285 million since Jan.
investors (57%) believe interest rates will rise in the next two years, nearly two-thirds (65%) are unaware that rising rates generally have a negative impact on the value of bond investments.