(something) goes from (something) to (something)

This structure can be used for something that starts low and goes to a high position, or vice versa:

They went from playing dirty biker bars to selling out 20,000 seat arenas in just three years.

There are a few well-known idiomatic expressions that use this form, like:

  • "go from rags to riches" (poor to rich)
  • "go from zero to hero" (not respected to respected).

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