Definition of in a fair way to do something in US English:

in a fair way to do something

phrase

  • Having nearly done something, and likely to achieve it.

    ‘he is in a fair way to get well’
    • ‘According to The New York Times, Dringer had in less than a decade made customers of the local mill-owners and ‘claimed to be the most extensive junkdealer in the United States, and was in a fair way to control the market.’’
    • ‘Like so many European churches, St Jacob's is in a fair way to overwhelm me.’