on the upswing

idiom

: getting better : improving
Business is on the upswing.

Examples of on the upswing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And over the last year California’s joblessness has been on the upswing again, reaching 5.3% in February, the highest among all states. Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, 18 Apr. 2024 The district where Matthew’s warehouses are located is marked for massive redevelopment and the property market in New York is on the upswing. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 28 Feb. 2024 Their MSRPs are on the upswing thanks to the increasing cost of gold and materials—but there are also lingering levels of demand leftover from the spending frenzy of the early pandemic, when buyers flooded the market with cash. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 20 Feb. 2024 The number of outstanding contracts in New York futures has been rising, a sign that longer-term bets by money managers are on the upswing. Mark Burton, Fortune, 7 Apr. 2024 Top prospect Dylan Crews is on the way and the organization would love to see their young shortstop take a big step forward with the rebuild seemingly on the upswing. Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY, 20 Feb. 2024 Akaka doesn’t have exact numbers on how many players his school has trained, or any other metrics that can definitively prove that the instrument is on the upswing. Stephanie Yang, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2024 While consumers expressed confidence about their personal finances, the survey found skepticism that the economy is finally on the upswing, and anxiety about the outcome of the presidential election. Greg Petro, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 President Joe Biden portrayed a nation on the upswing in an energized State of the Union address. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 8 Mar. 2024

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“On the upswing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20upswing. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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