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English definition of “get (sth) off the ground”

get (sth) off the ground

If a plan or activity gets off the ground or you get it off the ground, it starts or succeeds: A lot more money will be required to get this project off the ground.Succeeding, achieving and fulfillingStarting and beginningStarting again
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