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make headway

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake headwaymake headwaya) PROGRESSto make progress towards achieving something – used especially when this is difficultmake headway towards/in/with etc Foreign firms have made little headway in the US market. b) FORWARDto move forwards – used especially when this is slow or difficult Stormy weather stopped the ship from making headway. headway
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headway towards/in/with etcLabour has not made headway with that point.Achieving a standstill is vital for Heron if it is to make headway in rescheduling its debt.
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