What does 'Break ground' mean?
Meaning: If you break ground, or break new ground, you make progress, taking things into a new area or going further than anyone has gone before. 'Ground-breaking' is used an adjective.
Contributor: Richard Flynn
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Run something into the ground
- Run to ground
- Get off the ground
- On the ground
- Hit the ground running
- Fall on stony ground
- Break even
- Make or break
- Clean break
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