rocket (in)to sth meaning
- [American slang]
1. Lit. [for a projectile] to ascend into the sky or into space; [for something] to shoot rapidly into something.
The space shuttle rocketed into space.
The locomotive rocketed into the darkness.
2. Fig. [for someone] to ascend rapidly into something, such as fame or prominence.
Jill rocketed into prominence after her spectacular performance on the guitar.
She will undoubtedly rocket to success.