Make progress. For example, The foundation has been laid, so we're finally getting somewhere. Also see get nowhere; get there.
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How to use get somewhere in a sentence
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
But maybe you have to start somewhere else — with Lamont Waltman Marvin, Monty, his father, the Chief, the old man.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The detectives are still at it, seeking to account for a period of time when Brinsley may well have paused to sit somewhere.
Maybe I have come more to terms with, somewhere over the years, that people will think whatever they think.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
The King of Delhi had a hunting-lodge somewhere in the locality, but he had never seen the place.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.
He decided not to return home directly; he wanted to go somewhere, but did not care to stay in Chicago.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
I have never known a trader in philanthropy who was not wrong in his head or heart somewhere or other.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
"I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.