gain ground against (something)

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gain ground against (something)

In finance, especially regarding currency, to increase in value in comparison to something else. With Europe's economy still struggling to recover, the US Dollar continued to gain ground against the Euro on Friday.
See also: gain, ground
References in classic literature ?
In the ninth century it is supposed to have been carried away by the barbarians, and it reappears, after the conversion of the northern Goths, in the possession of the royal family of Gothland.