›to move very slowly or in a lot of shortstages: inch ahead/along/forwardCrates inched along the conveyor belt on their way out of the warehouse.Legislators inched closer to closing a loophole in the law.inch up/upwardStocks slowly inched upward in March.
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was