be under way

(redirected from being underway)

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.
See also: way
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: way
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017
See also: