get anywhere

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get anywhere

To make progress. Did you guys get anywhere in the negotiations today? Ugh, I'm not getting anywhere with my research right now.
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ˈget somewhere/anywhere/nowhere

make some/no progress: Now at last we’re getting somewhere!You’ll get nowhere in life if you don’t work harder.Are you getting anywhere with that new manager?
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GAIL EARL, Blaydon Cancer ' CANCER' a word we hear more often than not Everyone affected and in total shock No one escapes it, it travels far and wide Be it under your skin, your bones or deep down inside It gets anywhere anytime of day Causing sorrow and mayhem along the way It has to be dealt with, no matter what Tensions on high as they guide you through the next slot Looking for answers to figure it all out, Living in hope a "final cure" comes about
There's the small matter of a general election for Labour to win before Balls gets anywhere near the chancellor's desk.
Kian said he is delighted his album Home is in the shops, adding: "I'm not expecting anything but if it gets anywhere in the charts I will be happy.
He added: "It seems when he gets anywhere near children he gets urges that are not controllable.
He needs a mile as he can get a little outpaced, so if he gets anywhere near them on the bend as they slow up I think he will have a chance.
They are so big I get up and move out of his way before he gets anywhere near my paws
If Bent gets anywhere near prolific scoring ratio then ten or so goals in the second half of this season of struggle could virtually repay the near pounds 40 million outlay, in terms of fee and wages, if they preserve Villa's top flight status.
nospin On the NHS in Wales THE trouble with the NHS is that no one who complains about poor care gets anywhere.
McCoy said: "It's a fantastic achievement and he is someone who never gets anywhere near the credit he deserves.
McCoy said: ''It's a fantastic achievement and he is someone who never gets anywhere near the credit he deserves.
But if he gets anywhere in the primaries, Romney's religion will become an issue with moderate and secular voters--and rightly so.
Now, he says he gets anywhere from 4,500 to 6,000 tons processed before the screens need to be replaced.
With a computer software product, for example, once it's developed the challenge is basically just marketing and selling it, whereas with a new drug, technology or medical device, it takes years of study and testing before it gets anywhere near the marketing phase, said Peter Hartz, a partner at FortuneLab, a venture capital firm in Canoga Park.
The syndicate quarterly returns are as good as it gets anywhere, and I recommend everyone in the industry reports on the same basis.
105], which may be an escapee from the distant reservoir of comets known as the Kuiper belt, never gets anywhere near any of the solar system's familiar team of nine planets.