Idiom:  get somewhere


Idiom:  get somewhere (anywhere)

  • to make progress

Example sentences

— You've got to work 80 hour weeks if you want to get somewhere in corporate law.

— Even though I've been eating right and exercising I'm not getting anywhere with my diet.

— I never would have gotten anywhere without my parents help and support.

— I always thought one day you'd get somewhere on Broadway.

— We raked the leaves all day but it seems like we didn't get anywhere.

— To get somewhere in life you need to have goals not just dreams.

— It's sad but my son's never going to get anywhere with his negative attitude.

— It's hard to get anywhere in modeling without doing sexy poses and wearing skimpy clothing.


  • go places
  • work one's way up
  • climb the ladder

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