get somewhere

Make progress. For example, The foundation has been laid, so we're finally getting somewhere. Also see get nowhere; get there.


Nearby words

  1. get someone's goat,
  2. get someone's number,
  3. get something into one's head,
  4. get something off one's chest,
  5. get something on someone,
  6. get straight,
  7. get stuffed,
  8. get the advantage of,
  9. get the air,
  10. get the ax

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