get off the ground

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Verb[edit]

get off the ground

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic) To succeed or begin to succeed.
    His big plans to get rich never quite seemed to get off the ground.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To make (something) succeed.
    He couldn't get George's career off the ground.