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make a wide stride

To make great and rapid progress or advancement. The one-time political advisor has been making a wide stride toward absolute control of the country. We've made a wide stride in our commitment to getting the economy back on its feet, but we still have a long road ahead.
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Al-Degair said that the meeting convenes in a time when Africa is making wide strides for realizing development and combating poverty.