make progress


: to move forward in one's work or activity
We're not finished yet, but we're making progress.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Credit modelers, however, continue to make progress by making continuous technological innovations. D. Brian Blank, Fortune, 3 June 2023 Moscow summoned the Danish, German and Swedish ambassadors Thursday, accusing their governments of failing to make progress in investigations into attacks on the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines last year. Karen Deyoung, Washington Post, 25 May 2023 President Joe Biden was scheduled to meet with Congressional leaders on Friday, but that meeting was postponed until next week as staffers try to make progress toward an agreement. Matt Egan, CNN, 12 May 2023 Staffers have been meeting daily since then to try to make progress, according to the White House, and the leaders are expected to meet again early next week. Alexandra Hutzler, ABC News, 12 May 2023 During his first two years in office, Biden has repeatedly promised to use executive power to make progress even as action in Congress remains stalled. Michael D. Shear,, 29 Mar. 2023 Lea Michele's son Ever Leo is continuing to make progress. Nicholas Rice, Peoplemag, 26 Mar. 2023 Young said Monday deGrom is continuing to throw and make progress but didn’t give a framework for a return. Evan Grant, Dallas News, 16 May 2023 People familiar with the negotiations cast the decision to postpone that meeting as a positive development, one that would give staff members more time to make progress. Zolan Kanno-youngs,, 15 May 2023 See More

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“Make progress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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