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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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CB Richard Ellis' multi-housing sales skyrocketed 127% from first quarter 2005 to nearly $4 billion, increasing its market share 8.3 percentage points to 19.4%; The firm's office sales grew 33% to $3.8 billion: CB Richard Ellis' retail sales increased slightly, up 1.5% to $755 million; The firm's industrial sales were on par with first quarter 2005, at $1.1 billion.
A group of authors from various disciplines explain why there has been a 300-percent increase in the use of psychotropic medications for children under the age of 20 and why prescriptions for preschoolers have skyrocketed. The authors question the causes, describe the risks and discuss how emotional, social, cultural and physical environments can both damage and heal young minds.
Demand for raw materials in Asia has skyrocketed in recent years, while countries of the region entered flee-trade deals with one another and elsewhere.
Prices for lumber, plywood and particle board have skyrocketed, doubling and tripling in the past year.
"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.
As more and more consumers turn to the Web for their shopping needs--in 2001 alone, 58 million Americans made purchases over the Internet--the number of sites offering discount designer apparel has skyrocketed. The information below will help you grab items by designers, such as Louis Vuitton, for less.
IBM's revenue share of the United States server market segment in 2001 skyrocketed nearly eight points year over year to 29.3 percent, extending the company's position as the country's leading server vendor by revenue, according to the just-released 2001 U.S.
Salt in the fish's blood skyrocketed during the day-long trials, unlike salt in untreated smolts.
Pierina Legnani (1863-1923), one of the Italian ballerinas famous for "tiptoe" dancing, skyrocketed into fame with her thirty-two fouettes en tournant in the ballet Cinderella at her debut at the Maryinsky Theatre in St.
Program expenditures have skyrocketed 10%, 18%, and 25%, respectively, in the past three years.
Robert Mellina, a partner with Zeidman, Lackowitz, Prisand & Co., one of the largest CPA firms serving the co-op and condo community in the metropolitan area, pointed out how he advises boards to "plan ahead, not only in the budgeting process, but also in the communication process," letting shareholders and owners know in the form of newsletters and lobby postings that energy prices have skyrocketed over the past few years, and that "assessments and fuel surcharges" may be needed to keep the building solvent.
* The price of so-called CD-R drives needed to record music onto the durable, ubiquitous discs plunged, while supply from Asia skyrocketed. "There is such a high overproduction of CD-R drives now, and they end up in Latin America," says Gartner analyst Mary Craig.
Rates there have skyrocketed, and availability has dried up.
Also, many IPOs can fall just as fast as they've skyrocketed in the aftermarket, the volatile three- to six-month period after a firm goes public.
For each 8-ounce glass of apple or grapefruit juice consumed daily, the risk of stone formation skyrocketed some 36 percent.