One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Following the intended route.‘he battled to keep the ship on course’figurative ‘we need to spend money to get the economy back on course’
on target, on schedule, on timeView synonyms
- ‘But the messy bit was quick and we were on course and on track and pasture to a back road, only one car came by.’
- ‘The real challenge is the capacity to assess where we are, where we have gone off track and to get things back on course.’
- ‘I think I'm on course in my career and, as I said, this is when I thought I'd start to deliver anyway.’
- ‘The company is in the third year, and is said to be well on course with its targets.’
- ‘We were on course now, following the postage stamp sign and heading straight for the museum.’
- ‘The wound was slow to heal in the months that followed but within a year they were back on course.’
- ‘It is evident that it's going to take a while to achieve our objective, but we're on course.’
- ‘We can definitely find a modern and progressive form of governance by staying on course towards the right.’
- ‘Occasionally, foreign flagged ships radio asking for directions to get back on course.’
- ‘When he rolled the racer back on course the ship flipped over on its back and dove into the ground.’
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