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Career

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:48 pm

Hi everybody! What verbs do you use to describe when someone's career keeps developing very well, like a kite meets the wind?

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: Career

Post by trolley » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:42 pm

Steve, your kite analogy is pretty close to the mark. I would use verbs that convey the idea of "going up". His or her career is soaring, rising, flying high, taking off...
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Re: Career

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:34 am

trolley : I apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for the terms. They are really useful.
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Re: Career

Post by tony h » Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:12 am

A late contribution.

He is a high flyer.
He is destined for high office.

Or, of a company decision to get someone up the ranks, "he is being fast tracked".

On a different note. To say "someone is flying a kite" (I think) means that they have voiced an idea to see if people will support it or not. I guess that "kite" is used because it may catch less or more wind.
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Re: Career

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:40 am

tony h : Thanks so much for your post. It's so interesting to learn new interesting English sentences.
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