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skyrocket into (something or some place)

1. To move into some position or status with remarkable speed. With three goals in quick succession, the underdog team suddenly skyrocketed into the lead. The singer skyrocketed into the limelight this year with the huge success of his debut album.
2. To move someone or something into some position or status with remarkable speed. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "skyrocket" and "into." The incredible sales of the company's newest product has skyrocketed them into a position of market dominance. The huge growth of her wealth over the past year skyrocketed her into the top ten list of the most wealthy individuals.
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skyrocket to (something or some place)

1. To move into some position or status with remarkable speed. With three goals in quick succession, the underdog team suddenly skyrocketed to the lead. The singer skyrocketed to the limelight this year with the huge success of his debut album.
2. To move someone or something into some position or status with remarkable speed. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "skyrocket" and "into." The incredible sales of the company's newest product has skyrocketed them to a position of market dominance. The huge growth of her wealth over the past year skyrocketed her to the top ten list of the most wealthy individuals.
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On February 3, 1942, the sole Skyrocket suffered a main landing gear collapse under conditions on land far kinder than those aboard any carrier.
First Capital was able to work with Skyrocket Toys to determine the type of structure that would most benefit both their current needs and any future growth, stated Ron Garber, Executive Vice President and First Capital Western Factoring Division Manager.
"We could again see a rise in behavioral-health rates similar to that in the mid-80s, where rates skyrocketed by over 20% a year," Vaccaro said.
The law, the construction industry says, has caused liability insurance premiums to skyrocket in the last few years.
The total cost nationally of zidovudine therapy -- estimated at $8,000 annually per patient -- might skyrocket if each of the estimated 1.5 million Americans infected with HIV, the AIDS-causing virus, received zidovudine.
While housing continues to be in need, developers are finding that it has become more difficult to create new residential buildings as land prices skyrocket and low interest rates convince more people to buy homes."
Summary: Amritsar (Punjab) [India], July 3 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) jawans posted at the International Border in Punjab are reeling under heat wave conditions, as the mercury has skyrocketed in the area in the recent past.
MULTAN -- The prices of many essential commodities have skyrocketed in open markets in Tibba Sultanpur Town.
Due to revisions in gas slabs, gas bills have skyrocketed for domestic consumers who paid their bills regularly and both the state-owned gas utilities have collected Rs95 billion as a result of these changes, reports Express Tribune.
Stocks surge on prospects of easing trade war tension !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The stock market skyrocketed yesterday as investors cheered news that the trade war between the US and China may ease after positive comments from President Donald Trump.
said it will halt sales of Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 17, as demand for the aged grain liquor skyrockets around the globe.
Uber, the smartphone technology company, announced on Saturday that demand for its services in the UAE has skyrocketed during the first quarter of 2015.
Well, Anne skyrocketed to teacher's pet status when she just stopped by a bookstore to buy these annoyingly interesting reads.
Although the data only relates to part of overall unemployment, the city MP claims it shows the numbers out of young people out of work has "skyrocketed".
Summary: ATHENS, April 21, 2010, SPA -- Greece&'s borrowing costs skyrocketed to new record highs Wednesday as the government began crucial talks on the details of a rescue package for the debt-ridden country, AP reported.