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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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From November 1 to May 1, lifejackets must be worn by all persons under 21 on all vessels while they are underway.
Negotiations are underway to take the glamorous pointe-work tragedy to London for an extended run in a West End theater.
AMT: What, then, are some of the other initiatives that are underway for the teachers of these students?
Major metropolitan transit, highway, water and sewer upgrade programs are underway, at varying stages of completion, in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta.
Plans are underway for several additional office locations, to be announced when dates are confirmed.
Gripen is already operational in the Swedish, Czech and Hungarian air forces, and deliveries are underway to South Africa.
Programs in Israel are underway at Haifa University, Tel Aviv University, Ofakim Teachers' Program at Tel Aviv University, Oranim College, the Interdisciplinary Center for Herzliya, Kerem Teachers Training Institute, Lewinsky Teachers College, Achva Hebrew College, and Open University.
He added that plans are underway to open sometime in 2006 and 2007.
It is troubling to learn that efforts are underway inside the military to censor chaplains and to prevent them from praying according to their faith.
Advanced discussions with Duke University and other universities in the state are underway to define these institutions' involvement in the campus.
What new developments are underway in corrective eye surgery?
Furthermore, efforts are underway to further characterize the composition of ProAlgaZyme, for potential future medical applications.
SHRM - Atlanta is dedicated to serving the area's HR professionals while advancing our profession through many initiatives that are underway at the local, state and national level," said Collins.
LOS ANGELES -- A variety of activities sharing the holiday spirit involving employees from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and several of the agency's adopted schools are underway.
Currently, 30 studies on the use of ON-Q have been completed and published and more are underway to demonstrate the benefits of ON-Q in additional areas such as pediatrics and wound healing.