get anywhere

Definition of get anywhere

: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.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

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

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

anywhere play
  1. : at, in, or to any place or point

  2. : to any extent : at all

  3. used as a function word to indicate limits of variation

  1. : any place


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