Definition of have a long way to go in English:

have a long way to go

phrase

  • Have much progress to make before accomplishing a goal.

    ‘they have a long way to go before they can become a serious threat’
    • ‘The culture still has a long way to go in accepting unmanned technology.’
    • ‘The market has a long way to go in promoting subscription models.’
    • ‘This is one company I am totally keen on getting a job at but I know I have a long way to go.’
    • ‘He has a long way to go if he wishes to finish ahead of the defending champion.’
    • ‘This team still has a long way to go before it contends for anything.’
    • ‘She has a long way to go before collecting every species because there are 350,000 different kinds of beetle.’