gain on


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Translations
dohánět
draga uppi, nálgast
doháňať

w>gain on

vi +prep obj (= get further ahead)den Vorsprung zu … vergrößern; (= close gap)einholen; (= catch up with) work, rust etcfertig werden mit; the disease was gaining on himseine Krankheit schritt fort

gain

(gein) verb
1. to obtain. He quickly gained experience.
2. (often with by or from) to get (something good) by doing something. What have I to gain by staying here?
3. to have an increase in (something). He gained strength after his illness.
4. (of a clock or watch) to go too fast. This clock gains (four minutes a day).
noun
1. an increase (in weight etc). a gain of one kilo.
2. profits, advantage, wealth etc. His loss was my gain; He'd do anything for gain.
gain ground
1. to make progress.
2. to become more influential. His views were once unacceptable but are now gaining ground rapidly.
gain on
to get or come closer to (a person, thing etc that one is chasing). Drive faster – the police car is gaining on us.
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ON expects to post a gain on the sale of these assets.