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Meaning of headway #1 (permalink) Wed Nov 22, 2006 16:12 pm   Meaning of headway
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", question 2

They've tried hard to increase their profits in the business but so far are making little headway.

(a) not really progressing
(b) not really proceeding
(c) not really processing
(d) not really professing

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", answer 2

They've tried hard to increase their profits in the business but so far are not really progressing.

Correct answer: (a) not really progressing
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Meaning of headway #2 (permalink) Wed Nov 22, 2006 16:51 pm   Meaning of headway
 

headway = progress (noun form)

They've tried hard to increase their profits in the business but so far are making little progress.
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Meaning of headway #3 (permalink) Wed Nov 22, 2006 16:52 pm   Meaning of headway
 

...or, of course, "not really progressing" is fine for ending that sentence.
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