get somewhere

get somewhere
to have success in life or in reaching a specific goal

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • 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

  • get somewhere — ► get somewhere informal make progress. Main Entry: ↑somewhere …   English terms dictionary

  • get somewhere — phrasal : to be successful works so hard and so devotedly that he is sure to get somewhere …   Useful english dictionary

  • get somewhere — informal make progress; achieve success. → somewhere …   English new terms dictionary

  • get somewhere — to make progress. After months of tests, the doctors think they re finally getting somewhere …   New idioms dictionary

  • get somewhere under your own steam — get, etc. somewhere under your own ˈsteam idiom (informal) to go somewhere without help from other people • I ll get to the party under my own steam. Main entry: ↑steamidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get somewhere — phrasal to be successful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trying to Get Somewhere — is the fifth and final release by Canadian indie rock band Shotgun Jaybird, released in 2006 on Sappy Records. The track Two and Two is Four reached #1 on CBC Radio 3 s R3 30 charts on January 18, 2007.Track listing# 3 1 8 6 4 2 9 7 5 # Two and… …   Wikipedia

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get*/*/*/ — [get] (past tense got [gɒt] ; past participle got) verb 1) [T] to obtain, receive, or be given something Ross s father got a new job.[/ex] Did you get tickets for the game?[/ex] You get ten points for each correct answer.[/ex] Young players will… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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