on the road to

on the road to something

starting to achieve something The doctors say she's on the road to recovery. Executives believe the company is on the road to improved sales.
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As soon as I was mounted, holding on to Dogger's belt, the supervisor gave the word, and the party struck out at a bouncing trot on the road to Dr.
But they say there are many dangers lurking on the road to the great Fairy City, and so we must be very careful.
On the road to Sydney I spent a very pleasant evening with Captain King at Dunheved; and thus ended my little excursion in the colony of New South Wales.
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