UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈprəʊgrɛs/, verb: /prəʊˈgrɛs/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. ˈprɑgrɛs, -rəs; v. prəˈgrɛs/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. progres, -rəs or, esp. Brit., prōgres; v. prə gres)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [work, the book] is progressing [well, quickly, rapidly]
  2. progressing (well) in [math, Spanish, her studies]
  3. progress [quickly, slowly]
  4. progress at different [rates, speeds, times]
  5. progress as [planned, anticipated]
  6. progress beyond expectations
  7. progress on schedule
  8. has progressed over [the years, 5 months]
  9. has progressed [dramatically, greatly, hugely]
  10. progress through the [book, story, plot]
  11. progress towards a [degree, career] in
  12. progress towards your [dreams, goals]
  13. progress towards [completing, achieving]
  14. progress towards [democracy, independence]
  15. has progressed to the next level
  16. has progressed to a point where
  17. progress into [something, more]
  18. the [cancer, illness] has progressed
  19. progressed from [being, having, working]
  20. progress the [research, design, technology]
  21. [how, see if, check whether] you are progressing (with)
  22. how far have you progressed [with, since]
  23. help them to progress
  1. am making [good, slow, fast, reasonable, great, solid, remarkable, clear, forward] progress
  2. has there been any progress (yet)?
  3. haven't made any progress with
  4. [didn't, failed to] make (any) progress
  5. make progress towards [peace, agreement]
  6. show progress in [health, condition, learning]
  7. show your progress [on the project, to your boss]
  8. the [student, economy, team] is showing signs of progress
  9. the [work, meeting, game] is in progress
  10. is a work in progress
  11. are making progress with the [talks, negotiations, situation]
  12. [signs, indications, hints] of progress
  13. the progress of the [stars, planets] (around the sun)
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