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getting there

This page is about the conversational phrase getting there

Meaning

You can say this if you think someone or something is making progess.

For example

  • "Learning the piano takes time, but you're getting there."

  • "We still haven't made a profit."
    "It's not easy, but we're getting there. It won't be long now."

Quick Quiz

My English teacher said, "You're getting there." She must think I'm

a. getting worse

b. getting better

c. already fluent

Contributor: Matt Errey