make headway

To progress; to move forward.

I worked on them all day, but barely made headway at all.

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  • make 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • make 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… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Make headway —   If you make headway, you make progress …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • make headway — to achieve progress. We hope scientists are able to continue to make headway against cancer …   New idioms dictionary

  • make headway — make progress, advance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make\ 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 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make 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 …   Thesaurus of popular words

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

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