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To make progress, or to achieve something

progress

verb

to continue to develop or move forward

get on with

to give your time to something and make progress with it

get ahead

to be more successful, or to progress more quickly than, other people

forge ahead

to make strong steady progress

plod along

to progress at a very slow steady rate

outpace

verb

to make more progress, increase more quickly, or become more successful than someone or something else

get along

to manage to continue doing something or make progress in a situation

advance

verb

to progress and become better or more developed

make up the leeway

to reach a satisfactory position after a period when you did not make enough progress

make strides

to make progress towards a goal

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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