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    gain ground

    In the following sentence, what does it mean by ' gain ground'?

    Some groups are taking action in preserving languages. Revival of languages such as Irish is gaining ground.

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    Re: gain ground

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    In the following sentence, what does' gain ground' mean?

    Some groups are taking action in preserving languages. Revival of languages such as Irish is gaining ground.
    To gain ground= to become more important

    Here a definition:

    To gain ground, to make progress; to advance in any
    undertaking; to prevail; to acquire strength or extent.

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