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on one's way
. In the process of coming, going, or traveling; also, about to come. For example,
The mail plane is on the way
She is on her way out the door
Winter is on the way
On the route of a journey, as in
I met him on the way to town
We ran into them on the way
on the way to
well on the way to
. On the point of experiencing or achieving, as in
James is on the way to becoming a full professor
Nancy is well on her way to a nervous breakdown
on the way out
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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on the way
On the way, at a place where they spent the night, the LORD met him [Moses] and tried to kill him.
Well on the way to inexistence. As zero to the infinite.
Oh my daughter, My sweetheart, daughter of my late employer, princess, May you not be long on the...