Make+progress

  • 41make headway — verb obtain advantages, such as points, etc. The home team was gaining ground After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number one playoff berth in the Western Conference • Syn: ↑gain, ↑advance, ↑win …

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  • 42make headway —    If you make headway, you make progress.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you make headway, you make progress in what you are trying to achieve.     Investigators have made little headway in their search for the causes of the… …

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  • 43make\ headway — v. phr. To move forward; make progress. The university is making headway with its campus reorganization project. •• to make progress in a particular direction, in spite of any problems or difficulties …

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  • 44progress — I. n. 1. Advancement, advance, progression, movement forward. 2. Growth, increase, improvement, development. 3. Journey of state, circuit. II. v. n. 1. Advance, proceed. 2. Take head, make headway, work one s way, make one s way, make progress,… …

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  • 45make headway — critics charge that the ground troops are making no headway in their purported mission Syn: make progress, progress, make strides, gain ground, advance, proceed, move, get ahead, come along, take shape …

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  • 46progress — noun /ˈproʊgrɛs / (say prohgres) 1. a proceeding to a further or higher stage, or through such stages successively: the progress of a scholar in his studies. 2. advancement in general. 3. growth or development; continuous improvement. 4.… …

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  • 47make time — phrasal 1. to travel fast 2. to gain time 3. to make progress toward winning favor < trying to make time with the waitress > …

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  • 48make way — 1. verb a) To clear a passage. He was starting to make his way in the world. b) To make progress. See Also: under way 2. interjection an instruction to get out of the way of someone else, usually because they are carrying something and need a&#8230; …

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  • 49make out — informal 1》 make progress; fare. 2》 N. Amer. engage in sexual activity. → make …

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  • 50make way — 1》 allow room for someone or something else. 2》 Nautical make progress; travel. → make …

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  • 51make your way — 1) to start moving towards a place We made our way to the front of the crowd. 2) to start to make progress in a career or activity Edward was just beginning to make his way in life …

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  • 52Make headway —   If you make headway, you make progress …

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  • 53make headway — {v. phr.} To move forward; make progress. * /The university is making headway with its campus reorganization project./ …

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  • 54make headway — {v. phr.} To move forward; make progress. * /The university is making headway with its campus reorganization project./ …

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  • 55make head — phrasal 1. to make progress especially against resistance 2. to rise in armed revolt …

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  • 56make way — phrasal 1. to give room for passing, entering, or occupying 2. to make progress …

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  • 57make inroads —    If someone or something makes inroads, for example in a new field or area, they advance successfully or make progress.     Foreign cars have made inroads into the European market …

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  • 58make headway — to make progress in a particular direction, in spite of any problems or difficulties …

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  • 59make headway — 1) to make progress with something that you are trying to achieve They have made some headway towards resolving the dispute. 2) to move forwards, especially when it is difficult …

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  • 60make strides — to make progress towards a goal Medical science has made great strides in tackling infertility …

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