in or to a higher position
ExamplesThe inflation rate is going up steadily. • Shares were up slightly at the end of the day. • She worked her way up to become sales director.

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After many years of working for Universal Light Company Dennis has now worked his way up to the position of project manager.

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After my boss did very well in running our division, the board of directors decided to move him up in the ranks and made him our new CEO.

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Over very long periods of time, inflation is significant so even if there is no change in the real price, the nominal price is likely to go up and substantial capital gains tax may be due.

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