skyrocket into (something or some place)

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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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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.
A number of mouse models have skyrocketed into prominence, only to fizzle under close examination.