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Meaning of “have come a long way” in the English Dictionary

"have come a long way" in British English

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have come a long way

to have ​advanced to an ​improved or more ​developedstate: Information ​technology has come a long way in the last 20 ​years.
(Definition of have come a long way from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"have come a long way" in American English

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have come a long way

to have ​improvedgreatly: In the past 20 ​years, ​informationtechnology has come a ​long way.
(Definition of have come a long way from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have come a long way”
in Chinese (Simplified) 取得进步,取得进展…
in Chinese (Traditional) 取得進步,取得進展…
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