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English definition of “move on to higher/better things”

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move on to higher/better things

humorous
to get a better job or improve your life in some way: I hear you're leaving and moving on to higher things.
Translations of “move on to higher/better things”
in Chinese (Traditional) 獲得提拔晉升, 找到更好的工作, 過更好的生活…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高升, 过更好的生活…
(Definition of move on to higher/better things from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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