English version

be/get under way

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/get under waybe/get under waya) to have started to happen or be done Plans are well under way for a new shopping centre. The tournament got under way on Friday. b) to have started to move or travel somewhere Our train was already under way. way
Examples from the Corpus
got under wayDiscussions between the school district and Austin Community College about sharing education and training facilities also got under way.As the twentieth century got under way, other cultural changes made slenderness seem desirable.The latter effort got under way with a series of launches beginning in May 1960.Stiles had 13 points in the first half, then quickly broke the record as the second half got under way.A second round of talks on nuclear issues got under way this week.At the same time the Monitor got under way, and her officers and crew took their stations for battle.The index then rose steadily during the recession itself, but fell as soon as the recovery got under way.
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