What does it mean by saying "something goes a long way"?
"Something goes a long way" means that something is important to achieve a larger goal or success. You can use this phrase about people and you can also use this phrase towards an idea or doing something. Ex: Saving a little money each month goes a long way to reach your financial goals. Ex: Being kind goes a long way to make good friends. Ex: She is going to go a long way. She studies hard and is very dedicated.