get to the top



get to the top

 (of something)
1. Lit. to get to the highest point of something. We finally got to the top of the mountain and planted the flag. We had tried twice before to get to the top.
2. Fig. to work up to the highest status in something. She got to the top of her field in a very short time. It takes hard work to get to the top.
See also: get, top

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Florindaflo-REEN-dhah (Spanish)Spanish, Portuguese
Hawley['hɔ:li]
Alferov[a:lferɔf]
Ananta-Hinduism
QuannaKWAH-nəAfrican American (Rare)
ÖDÖN-Hungarian