scale the heights of


: to climb to the top of (something)
She scaled the heights of Mount Everest.
sometimes used figuratively with respect to a very high position
He scaled the heights of the publishing industry.

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Recent Examples on the Web The same impulses that drove him to scale the heights of his profession are what doomed him. Vulture, 4 Feb. 2024 The hardy souls who scale the heights of mathematics seem superhuman. John Horgan, Scientific American, 7 July 2022 Once upon a time, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to plumb the depths of the ocean and scale the heights of space with Vladimir Putin. Megha Mandavia, WSJ, 2 Mar. 2022

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“Scale the heights of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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