get there

get there
I. phrasal
: to be successful

he'll get there if hard work means anything

II. phrasal
: to achieve one's object : succeed

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get there (slang)
To achieve one's object, succeed
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Main Entry:get

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used for saying that someone has achieved is going to achieve success

I wouldn’t say we’re successful yet, but we’re getting there.

‘Have you solved the problem?’ ‘I think I’m nearly there.’

Thesaurus: to be, or to become successfulsynonym
Main entry: there

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get there
: to reach a goal : to do what you are trying to do

We haven't made a profit yet, but we'll get there eventually. [=we'll make a profit eventually]

: to come closer to reaching a goal

We haven't made a profit yet, but we're getting there.

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Main Entry:get

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ˈget there idiom
to achieve your aim or complete a task

I'm sure you'll get there in the end.

It's not perfect but

we're getting there (= making progress)

.

Main entry:getidiom

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