(be) well on the way to doing something


(be) well on the way to doing something
be well on the way to sth/doing sth idiom
to have nearly achieved sth and be going to achieve it soon

She is well on the way to recovery.

He is well on the way to establishing himself among the top ten players in the world.

Main entry:wellidiom

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