get anywhere

idiom

: to make progress
used in negative statements and in questions
Are you getting anywhere?
We're working hard but we don't seem to be getting anywhere.

Examples of get anywhere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still, much more research is required before doctors get anywhere close to prescribing these potential therapies to chronic Lyme patients. TIME, 16 May 2024 Gamble, seeing there was no way to get anywhere with the chancellor playing the simpleton, opened the floor to softball questions. Thomas Meaney, Harper's Magazine, 26 Apr. 2024 Parker’s straightforward questions about who ordered the AI to kill Lt. Greene don’t get anywhere, so Silcott takes over with a sideways approach. Sara Netzley, EW.com, 1 Apr. 2024 Flagstaff and Williams were forecast to receive 9 to 13 inches of snow, Kachina Village and Munds Park were expecting 9 to 15 inches of snow, and Forest Lakes, near Show Low, could get anywhere from 13 to 19 inches. Caralin Nunes, The Arizona Republic, 6 Feb. 2024 The Oura Ring, for context, can get anywhere between three to five days in our testing; the Ultrahuman Ring Air lasts roughly four days. Julian Chokkattu, WIRED, 26 Feb. 2024 Yet, the oceanic crust that makes up a majority of the planet's surface doesn't get anywhere near as well. Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 15 Feb. 2024 And Drone-Defenses Is The Ultimate T-62 Samsung Documents Confirm Innovative Galaxy Z Fold 6 Upgrade Part of being authentic is working with this reality, argues Hall, and bringing something to the relationship your colleagues cannot get anywhere else: more meaning at work. Sally Percy, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 More could be coming Jan. 25, 2024 As the storm moves across the state, the Sierra are also expected to record significant snowfall, and the Southern California mountains above 5,000 feet could get anywhere from a few inches to more than a foot in higher elevations. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 29 Jan. 2024

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“Get anywhere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20anywhere. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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