a step in the right direction

noun phrase

Definition of a step in the right direction

: an action that increases one's chances of achieving something Exercise won't solve all your health problems, but it's a step in the right direction.

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“A step in the right direction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20step%20in%20the%20right%20direction. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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