HyperDic: get_off_the_ground

English > 1 sense of the expression get off the ground:
VERBmotionget off the ground, take offget started or set in motion, used figuratively
English > get off the ground: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
Meaningget started or set in motion, used figuratively.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the project took a long time to get off the ground"
Synonymtake off
Broaderstart, go, get goingBegin or set in motion

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