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onward and upward

1. Becoming increasingly successful; continuing to advance or make progress. After the immense success of his first book, it was all onward and upward for John's writing career.
2. Improving to a brighter, happier future, especially after some misfortune or unpleasant incident. I know you're really disappointed with your result on the midterm, but hey, it's onward and upward from here!
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onwards and upwards

1. Becoming increasingly successful; continuing to advance or make progress. After the immense success of his first book, it was all onwards and upwards for John's writing career from there.
2. Improving to a brighter, happier future, especially after some misfortune or unpleasant incident. I know you're really disappointed with your result on the midterm, but hey, it's onwards and upwards from here!
See also: and, onward, upward

upwards of

Also, upward of. More than, in excess of, as in Upwards of 30,000 spectators filled the ballpark. [c. 1600]
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upward

/upwards of
More than; in excess of: "the onslaught of upwards of seventy divisions" (Winston S. Churchill).
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s goal to help forward thinking organizations like Upward Sports best serve their communities.
Today we expect the upward movement to continue and the pair to reach the level of 1.
Upward Developments director Simon Griffiths said the project demonstrated the company's determination to defy the current tough economic conditions by continuing to deliver schemes that help to regenerate areas and create jobs.
Summary: GBP/USD saw a flood of momentum push price action upward between the start of March and the end of May.
2 : upward movement <the rise and fall of waves>
The government on Friday revised upward a key gauge of the state of the Japanese economy for July but left its basic assessment of the economy as ''worsening,'' unchanged from a preliminary report.