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on the road to (something)

Following a course of action that results in a particular outcome. They'll be on the road to financial ruin if they keep up such extravagant spending. Now that my father has switched doctors, he's finally on the road to recovery.
See also: on, road, to

on the road to stardom

Following a course of action that results in one becoming famous and celebrated in their field. Now that she's booked a big gig like that, I bet she's finally on the road to stardom. From his first movie role, you could just tell that Billy was on the road to stardom.
See also: on, road, stardom, to
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on the ˌroad to reˈcovery, ˈstardom, etc.

on the way to achieving something desirable: The operation was a success and the patient is now well on the road to recovery.After many years struggling to get their company started, they are now firmly on the road to success.
See also: on, road, to
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Currently, in iTunes you can view the current version of BackStage: "Quest For Stardom: BackStage"
The first chapter of Stardom, Italian Style covers the golden years of the silent period, examining a selection of its most famous divas, including Lyda Borelli, Pina Menichelli, Francesca Bertini and Eleonora Duse, as well as the Maciste serials of the muscle-man Bartolomeo Pagano and the newsreels of Mussolini.
when Harry Star-struck customers were shocked to find the boyband heart-throb - worth an estimated PS15million - had shunned international stardom for a quieter life behind the counter.
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of Surrey, UK) gathers international contributors in media studies, cultural studies, sociology, and event management to examine sports stardom in its global context.
Our second picture shows him at the beginning of his road to stardom when he was with local band Last Exit.
Created to automate and manage gas wells, Yokogawa's WELL PRODUCER consists of a low power STARDOM FCN-RTU with all the necessary control and flow computer functions for gas wells pre-configured.
Female Stardom and Cinema in India, I930s-1950s by Neepa Majumdar.
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Summary: Egyptian singer Shireen Abd Al Wahab stated that she dreams of reaching international stardom and she is in every way as good as other Arab singers
Begin your journey to stardom by competing in the famous XCruciating Auditions, Boot Camp XTreme and finally fulfilling your dreams by performing in the XCeptional Live Shows.
(BBC One, 9pm) WHEN Jason Donovan started work on Neighbours in the 1986, he had no idea it would catapult him to international stardom.
The first part of the book discussed the phenomenon of stardom
AS the X Factor hopefuls battle each other for a shot at stardom, Jessica assesses the strengths and weaknesses of last night's finalists.