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inroads
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  • He told Ada, in his most ingenuous way, that he had not come to make any secret inroad on the terms she had accepted (rather too implicitly and confidingly, he thought) from Mr. Jarndyce, that he had come openly to see her and to see me and to justify himself for the present terms on which he stood with Mr. Jarndyce.

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  • Our new product has made inroads into the Chinese market.
  • The researchers have made major inroads into solving the questions surrounding the cause of the disease.

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