get back on the rails

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get back on the rails

To resume progress or momentum after becoming stalled or disrupted. Now that we have funding again, our research project has gotten back on the rails.
See also: back, get, on, rail
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get back on the ˈrails

(informal) become successful again after a period of failure, or begin functioning normally again: Even after losing all three of their last matches, the club assures fans that they will get back on the rails in time for their next game.
See also: back, get, on, rail
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