over the hump
Definition of over the hump
: past the most difficult part of something (such as a project or job) A few more months of hard work should be enough to get/put us over the hump on this project.
Word by Word Definitions
: across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space
: across the goal line in football
: forward beyond an edge or brink and often down
: used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another
: used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person
: used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference
: upper, higher
: outer, covering
: to leap over
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