be cracking on(redirected from were cracking on)
be cracking on
1. To continue (doing something) fervently, determinedly, or with great haste. We'd better keep cracking on if we want to get this analysis done in time. A: "How Lisa doing?" B: "Really well! She's still cracking on with her master's degree."
2. To continue progressing at a rapid and consistent rate. I hope that report is cracking on, Tom, as we need it by this afternoon. Though the project was cracking on initially, it really stalled after the first few months.
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