bridge the gap

[ brijthuh-gap ]
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  1. to create a connection between things that are separated either physically or metaphorically:The mentorship program helps bridge the gap between middle school and high school.

  2. to fill in a gap or lack, as of time, money, understanding, or opportunity: Student loans allow many to bridge the gap and be able to afford a college education.

Origin of bridge the gap

First recorded in 1855–60, in the literal sense

Words Nearby bridge the gap Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024