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  1. gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground(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"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, earn, take in, benefit, bring home the bacon, pull in, come through, bring forward, gather, hit, arrive at, pass on, attain, win, get along, supercharge, kick upstairs, put on, progress, pull ahead, acquire, advance, make, upgrade, encourage, further, gain, come along, realise, deliver the goods, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, clear, move on, get on, profit, elevate, derive, shape up, reach, bring in, come on, succeed, set ahead, march on, realize, get ahead

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  1. make headway

    Synonyms:
    advance, progress, thrive, prosper

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How to use make headway in a sentence?

  1. Lukas Wartman:

    This sequencing technology — using these analytic platforms — gives us a better opportunity to make headway against cancer than ever before, now is the time that we need to think about how we can stay in the fight against cancer, the war against cancer, and keep pushing forward and find ways to continue to make significant improvements in the way we are treating patients.

  2. Frederic Neumann:

    China's demand stumble comes at an awkward time, just when more and more supply of raw materials is coming on stream in many sectors. No quick fix in sight, china's stock market stumble now risks knocking demand down further. What all this points to is the need for a lot more easing, including extra fiscal spending. China's economy is highly dependent on construction. With that engine sputtering, mainland commodity demand will struggle to make headway for a while.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Life can/will sometimes knock you down. It's up to you to either bounce back up or remain where you are knocked down. But, I urge you as ever, don't/never get stuck on where you've fallen. Rather, strive by all means to get back up to your feet. Because, you will hardly make headway until you resolve to get up from your ashes of downfall/failure.

  4. Robert Lighthizer:

    If we do make headway, and the president thinks we're close enough that he can close the deal on major issues, then I think he'll want to have a meeting and do that, i have complete confidence in the president, both to close a deal if we get to that point, but also to make that judgment.

  5. Frederic Neumann:

    China's stock market stumble now risks knocking demand down further. What all this points to is the need for a lot more easing, including extra fiscal spending. China's economy is highly dependent on construction. With that engine sputtering, mainland commodity demand will struggle to make headway for a while.


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