HyperDic: gain_ground

English > 1 sense of the expression gain ground:
VERBcompetitiongain ground, gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get aheadobtain advantages, such as points, etc.
English > gain ground: 1 sense > verb 1, competition
MeaningObtain advantages, such as points, etc..
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsgain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead
Narrowerscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
stealSteal a base
Oppositefall back, drop off, fall behind, recederetreat
Spanishadelantarse, anticipar, avanzarse, avanzar, ganar, internarse
Catalananticipar, avançar-se, endinsar-se, guanyar, internar-se

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