go a way towards something

go a way towards something
to make progress in achieving something

The law will go a long way towards reducing pollution.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • make your way (towards something) — make your ˈway (to/towards sth) idiom to move or get somewhere; to make progress • Will you be able to make your own way to the airport (= get there without help, a ride, etc.)? • Is this your plan for …   Useful english dictionary

  • make your way (to something) — make your ˈway (to/towards sth) idiom to move or get somewhere; to make progress • Will you be able to make your own way to the airport (= get there without help, a ride, etc.)? • Is this your plan for …   Useful english dictionary

  • go a long way towards doing something — phrase if something goes a long way towards doing something, it helps someone to achieve something The money raised will go a long way towards paying for Freddie’s medical treatment. Thesaurus: to be advantageous and yield benefitssynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go a long way towards doing something — if something goes a long way towards doing something, it helps someone to achieve something The money raised will go a long way towards paying for Freddie s medical treatment …   English dictionary

  • go a some way towards doing something — go a long/some way towards doing sth idiom to help very much/a little in achieving sth • The new law goes a long way towards solving the problem. Main entry: ↑wayidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike out towards something — ˌstrike ˈout (for/towards sth) derived to move in a determined way (towards sth) • He struck out (= started swimming) towards the shore. Main entry: ↑strikederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • way — I UK [weɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms way : singular way plural ways *** Other words meaning way: method a way of doing something that involves following a detailed plan: He has his own method of making coffee. means a way that makes it… …   English dictionary

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) — Something Wicked This Way Comes   …   Wikipedia

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