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get somewhere

Definition of get somewhere


  1. :  to make progress <After hours of questioning, the police began to get somewhere with the suspect.> <The work has been very slow, but I feel like we're finally getting somewhere.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

  1. :  in, at, from, or to a place unknown or unspecified

    :  to a place symbolizing positive accomplishment or progress

    :  in the vicinity of :  approximately

  1. :  an undetermined or unnamed place

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the act or an instance of embezzling

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