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go sky-high

To experience a significant increase. Gas prices always seem to go sky-high over holiday weekends. I'm sure that company's stock prices are sky-high now.
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go sky-high

Fig. to go very high. Prices go sky-high whenever there is inflation. Oh, it's so hot. The temperature went sky-high about noon.
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Amelia said: "My blood pressure suddenly went sky high and they said, 'This is dangerous, it has to happen now'.
'The entire country was brought to its knees when rice prices went sky high due to massive corruption and incompetence in the NFA, and no one gets punished,' he said.
Fish importation, in this case galunggong, is a move to increase the supply of the local fish whose prices went sky high over the past few weeks along with other food products.
EMMA Thompson might have tarnished her Britishness rating this week but, by contrast, Adele's went sky high.
He said: "My blood pressure went sky high, it was really bad."
The prices were great until it came to bank holidays, school breaks and summer holidays, then they went sky high.
Then gas generators started to be built to break our dependency on coal which was great until the price of gas went sky high. Gas, as we all know, is bought from Russia and other countries and Russia has turned the taps off to the west before.
According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics the inflationary pressure sparked by the increase in prices of petroleum products further intensified, as the prices of some 20 kitchen items also went sky high.
"The 200m wasn't good and I finished just outside the medals but after winning bronze in the relay my confidence went sky high.
Then the temperature of the engine went sky high after the spin so we had to retire."
Chief executive Chris Holmes said: "As raw materials costs went sky high, last year we had gains but this year the raw materials price came down so we have taken some hits.
Risk premiums went sky high. Libor - the base rate at which banks lend to each other - more than doubled from 3.1 per cent to 6.4 per cent.
They used to have a pensioners' special once a week in their old place, which was quite popular, but when they moved into the City Arcade, the prices just went sky high.
AT about this time last year, petrol and diesel prices per litre were the same at many garages in Birmingham and since I have had diesel cars (seven years) there was never any more than a couple of pence or so between the prices until the price of fuel went sky high.
Boyband McFly went sky high for a South Wales charity.