gain ground on

idiom

Definition of gain ground on

: to move faster or work harder in order to come closer to She was trailing in the race, but she was beginning to gain ground on the leaders. The company has been gaining ground on its competitors.

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“Gain ground on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gain%20ground%20on. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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