To become popular, to make progress, to advance.
“As Airbnb gains ground in many cities all over the world, many locals complain that they can no longer find a place to live. Landlords would rather rent their places out to tourists and earn more money.”
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘Gain ground’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘Gain ground’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.