be getting somewhere

to be making some progress

I think at last we're getting somewhere.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • be getting somewhere — phrase to be making some progress I think at last we’re getting somewhere. Thesaurus: to make progress, or to achieve somethingsynonym Main entry: somewhere …   Useful english dictionary

  • Now We're Getting Somewhere — Single by Crowded House from the album Crowded House …   Wikipedia

  • somewhere — [[t]sʌ̱m(h)weə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV INDEF: ADV after v, ADV with be, oft ADV cl/group, from ADV You use somewhere to refer to a place without saying exactly where you mean. I ve got a feeling I ve seen him before somewhere... I m not going home yet …   English dictionary

  • somewhere — some|where [ sʌmwer ] adverb *** 1. ) used for referring to a place when you do not know or say exactly where: I think I ve seen you before somewhere. I ve lost my watch, but it must be somewhere in the house. There s a restaurant somewhere… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • somewhere — adverb (not usually in questions or negatives) 1 in or to a place, but you do not say or know exactly where: My car keys are around here somewhere. | somewhere to live/to sleep etc: There must be somewhere to eat cheaply in this town. | somewhere …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • somewhere — some|where W2S1 [ˈsʌmweə US wer] adv 1.) in or to a place, but you do not say or know exactly where ▪ My wallet must be around here somewhere. somewhere to do sth ▪ There must be somewhere to eat cheaply in this town. somewhere safe/different etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • somewhere*/*/*/ — [ˈsʌmweə] adv 1) used for referring to a place when you do not know or do not say exactly where I think I ve seen you before somewhere.[/ex] I ve lost my watch, but it must be somewhere in the house.[/ex] Let s go somewhere nice for dinner.[/ex]… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • somewhere */*/*/ — UK [ˈsʌmweə(r)] / US [ˈsʌmwer] adverb 1) used for referring to a place when you do not know or say exactly where I think I ve seen you before somewhere. I ve lost my watch, but it must be somewhere in the house. There s a restaurant somewhere… …   English dictionary

  • somewhere — I. adverb Date: 13th century 1. in, at, from, or to a place unknown or unspecified < mentions it somewhere > 2. to a place symbolizing positive accomplishment or progress < now we re getting somewhere > 3. in the vicinity of ; approximately <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • get somewhere — • get anywhere • get nowhere • get somewhere • take anywhere • take nowhere • take somewhere (from Idioms in Speech) to obtain any (no, some) result; make any (no, some) progress We seem to be really getting somewhere at last, Bart agreed. All… …   Idioms and examples

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