gain ground


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Synonyms for gain ground

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

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KESTRELS WINDMILL missed an opportunity to gain ground on leaders The Tail, who were inactive, as they shared six goals with Melling Victoria in a fine match which was a credit to both sides.
Many analysts forecast the won may continue to gain ground until early next year, saying the appreciation reflects the country's growing current account surplus and strong economic fundamentals.
Nonresidential construction will gain ground as lodging, office, and eventually factory construction, pick up.
Trust and honesty gain ground Sixty-five percent of producers indicated that trust and honesty were important traits in salespeople, up from 49 percent in 1998.
LANCASTER - Kyle Nichols set a new franchise record with his 31st home run, but the JetHawks lost an opportunity to gain ground in the wild-card race after a sloppy 11-4 loss to the Stockton Ports on Friday, when the two teams combined for nine errors.
Stora Enso's high-tech barrier coatings gain ground.
Although Cisco started shipping OC-192 interfaces earlier this year to better compete with the M160 router, Juniper still managed to gain ground," remarks Rosalyn Roseboro, Senior Analyst in RHK's Switching and Routing service.