One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Someone is becoming more successful or popular.‘throughout the decade his star rose ever higher in Hollywood’
- ‘He has stepped forward and shown that his star is rising fast.’
- ‘The youthful trio's primitive, upbeat garage-rock caused a fuss at last year's Glastonbury after they won a competition to perform at the new bands tent, and now their star is rising sharply.’
- ‘I would cite his reputation for fairness on matters as a key reason why his star is rising.’
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