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 for gain ground
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gain ground
      v 1: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was
           gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers
           pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one
           playoff berth in the Western Conference" [syn: gain,
           advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get
           ahead, gain ground] [ant: drop off, fall back, fall
           behind, lose, recede]

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