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be under way

To be currently happening or in progress. When we arrived, the movie was already under way, so we decided to wait for a later viewing. Negotiations to end the strike are under way, with both sides hoping to reach a deal with the end of the week.
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be under ˈway

have started and be now progressing or taking place: A major search is under way to find the escaped prisoners.Negotiations are under way to resolve the dispute.
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Summary: Shillong (Meghalaya), [India], Dec 14 (ANI): After 13 miners got trapped in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills yesterday, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday asserted that strict action will be taken against the illegal miners at the right time, however, the initiative to rescue the trapped miners are underway.
Concept designs are underway for a new school planned in Queanbeyan to cater for students with disabilities.
The wedding plans are underway, with the music producer sending "save the date" messages to his close buddies in the industry.
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''Efforts are underway worsen the situation for PLM-N by involving its leadership in different cases'' he said this while talking to media after scrutiny of his nomination papers on Wednesday.
by Staff Reporter Plans to setup smart classrooms at the Indian School Al Maabela are underway. The school recently floated tenders for the supply of Smart 55 inch TVs for classrooms, along with other amenities for students to benefit from.
Mirror understands extensive talks are underway the restructure and there will also be a huge up of the squad with the club now set on Wenger remaining in charge.
Preparations are underway for the second year of the challenge, with the three schools on track to achieving their goals.
From November 1 to May 1, lifejackets must be worn by all persons under 21 on all vessels while they are underway. Visit www.nysparks.com for more information on lifejacket regulations.
As part of that plan, huge developments are underway in the north of the country, building new ski resorts and runs.
We had similar invitations from other schools around the country, but returning to New Orleans will allow us to reconnect physically, emotionally, and spiritually with our roots while repairs and reconstruction are underway.
Therapeutic vaccines targeting the Tat protein are underway with promising preliminary results.
Negotiations are underway to take the glamorous pointe-work tragedy to London for an extended run in a West End theater.
Employment agreement negotiations are underway at Mary Potter and Te Omanga Hospices.
AMT: What, then, are some of the other initiatives that are underway for the teachers of these students?