I'm a newbie too. Just would like to ask what is the meaning of the idiom "to go places"? I understand the idiom but would like to use it accurately and I would like the person I will write it to not to understand me literally.
Hope someone can help.
It means, on one's way to success.
Ex: Leader Erik Paulsen: Still in the state house, "I think he's going places," though he has no immediate plans to run.
Ex: He's going places. He definetly is, Vargas has a bright future, and he is already in Italy doing his thing.