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make progress

This page is about the collocation make progress

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to get closer to a goal, or to improve in ability

For example

  • Julio's making progress in reading and writing, but he needs to speak more.

  • We've already made a fair bit of progress in the talks, but we've still got a long way to go.

Quick Quiz

Students who make the most progress are the ones who

a. already know everything

b. think they know everything

c. try the hardest to study and learn

Contributor: Matt Errey