In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to make headway — hacer progresos
- to make headway against the current — avanzar contra la corriente
- Another Goldsworthy's hairdresser is also making headway in the competition.
- There can be little doubt that she had despaired of making headway in an old-fashioned world.
- I am much less stressed since the change and finally making headway on a lot of old tasks.
- Although the army has made similar arguments in the past, officers are making headway.
- ‘The good news is we are making headway in many parts of the country,’ he will declare.
- She managed to make some headway down the narrow street before she collapsed exhausted.
- Meanwhile, other dissident movements were making headway throughout Ethiopia.
- Nor should it be overlooked that there are some others making headway in this battle for the clothing market.
- On the doorsteps, the Conservatives are making headway on immigration.
- With the boat still making headway, our guide Nico jumps off the platform and immediately descends, trailing a line attached to a second buoy.
- I try to make sure that we have the right people in the right activities and we're making headway.
- Coalition forces are making headway in their battle against oil well fires.
- However, slowly but surely women are making headway in the motoring industry.
- For all its warts, Montreal is making headway in the sustainable architecture crusade.
- So far it seems that negotiations are not making headway on a key issue.
- By the end of last year, Beijing seemed to be making headway in preventing the economy from boiling over.
- Structural changes aside, it's hard to get a fix on whether the gumshoes are making headway.
- Although she was still making headway, her bow began to go under.
- Only a resolute leader who sets an irreproachable personal example stands any chance of making headway.
- This comes just as other voices in Labour are making headway pushing in a more progressive direction.
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