get off the ground

Get off the ground
If a project or plan gets off the ground, it starts to be put into operation.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • get off the ground — get (something) off the ground if a plan or activity gets off the ground or you get it off the ground, it starts or succeeds. The scheme should get off the ground towards the end of this year. A lot more public spending will be required to get… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off the ground — ► if a project or activity gets off the ground, it starts or starts to be successful: »There is a difference between a project which never gets off the ground and one which suddenly goes bad. Main Entry: ↑ground …   Financial and business terms

  • get off the ground — ► get off the ground start happening or functioning successfully. Main Entry: ↑ground …   English terms dictionary

  • get off the ground — verb get started or set in motion, used figuratively (Freq. 2) the project took a long time to get off the ground • Syn: ↑take off • Hypernyms: ↑start, ↑go, ↑get going • …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off the ground — verb a) To succeed or begin to succeed. His big plans to get rich never quite seemed to get off the ground. b) To make (something) succeed. He couldnt get Georges career off the ground …   Wiktionary

  • get off the ground — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make a successful beginning; get a good start; go ahead; make progress. * /Our plans for a party didn t get off the ground because no one could come./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get off the ground — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make a successful beginning; get a good start; go ahead; make progress. * /Our plans for a party didn t get off the ground because no one could come./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ off\ the\ ground — v. phr. informal To make a successful beginning; get a good start; go ahead; make progress. Our plans for a party didn t get off the ground because no one could come …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get off the ground — succeed at first, begin successfully    For a new product to get off the ground, you need about $5000 …   English idioms

  • get off the ground — get (something) off the ground to start. Casey and his friend tried to start a band, but it never got off the ground. A lot more money will be needed to get this project off the ground. Etymology: based on the idea of an aircraft getting off the… …   New idioms dictionary


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