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come on (1)

Meaning: to make progress or to improve in some way

Synonym: progress, come along

For example:

  • come on How's your dancing coming on? Are you still taking lessons?

  • come on Josef's English is coming on nicely. Soon he'll be joining in simple conversations.

Quick Quiz:

My son's guitar playing is coming on because he
  1. never practices
  2. practices every day
  3. decided to learn piano instead

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