make up lost ground


make up lost ground
make up/recover lost ground phrase
to become successful again after having been delayed or having had problems

Logan hopes to recover lost ground this season after a series of disappointing defeats.

Thesaurus: to successfully deal with a problem or difficultysynonym
Main entry: lost

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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