Example sentences of "go a [adj] way to [v-ing] " in BNC.

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1 I will see that happening , but it is the freedom of schools to choose that is all important , and there are some particular elements of expertise which are not available to schools because it 's not available centrally , and I believe that giving schools their budgets goes a great way to meeting this .
2 Whether it 's a long-term or short-term problem you will find gentle exercise and relaxation through yoga will be beneficial to you mentally and physically , and we always find that a good massage goes a long way to easing tension and making you feel better .
3 Little was known about the products of many of these areas , and much research still needs to be done but Collecting Lustreware goes a long way to redressing the balance .
4 The actual construction of a carpet goes a long way to determining how long it will keep its original appearance .
5 The Law Society have now introduced the Client Care Scheme , which goes a long way to bonding this relationship at the outset .
6 The WYSIWYG add-in goes a long way to helping you see how your masterpiece will eventually print out — but only approximately ( it 's pretty much like Windows 1-2-3 in that respect ! ) .
7 In this way , the learner will gain confidence , and this goes a long way to promoting safe practice if at a later time adequate guidance and support are lacking .
8 In Fox 's case , practice obviously goes a long way to making perfect .
9 Huntington 's argument goes a long way to making clear the disappointment a reader experiences if he approaches the Wellsian SF novels in chronological order .
10 Bourdieu goes a long way to remedying this defect in his treatment of actual practices in his structure ( fields ) .
11 This is a real advantage when using the A2 live and also goes a long way to keeping the engineer happy in the studio , without taking precious minutes to reprogram .
12 After all , that is the first thing about us that others see and a well-groomed , well-dressed image reflected back at us from the mirror goes a long way to bolstering our private and public confidence .
13 People do n't usually hit out unless they are upset or angry , so showing you understand their feelings goes a long way to preventing them from expressing that anger towards you .
14 The incident goes a long way to explaining Chapman 's later enthusiasm for floodlit football .
15 Health Secretary Virginia Bottomley is a regular , and the restaurant also goes a long way to explaining Home Secretary Kenneth Clarke 's well-rounded appearance .
16 That undoubtedly goes a long way to explaining the inspectors ' report .
17 At last there was room for a central bureau of information , which went a long way to reducing the confusion caused by overlapping responsibilities .
18 Those who question Taylor 's future were left to swallow a performance that went a long way to answering the questions against the England manager .
19 Reluctant as he was to part with evidence that went a long way to exonerating Colin , he knew surrendering it voluntarily was vastly preferable to having it seized .
20 The figures for applications heard by a single Lord Justice and two and three Lords Justices went a long way to explaining why , despite the facts that the rate at which appeals were begun had shown little change over the years , there had been some small increase in judge-power and that major improvements had been made in the court 's procedures , the number of appeals outstanding at the end of each year and the lead times for hearing appeals showed no real improvement .
21 While the press , led by The Hindu , has gone a long way to proving that Bofors handed out millions of dollars to Indian middlemen , the identity of the ultimate recipients of the money remains a mystery .
22 Fortunately , our neutering scheme has gone a long way to alleviating this problem . ’
23 He is still extremely grateful to the SMH , though his results on behalf of the paper since have gone a long way to repaying any debt of gratitude .
24 The availability of rebates has , however , gone a long way to meeting this objection .
25 Cuba has gone a long way to reducing gender inequalities , though power relations still clearly favour men , a fact of which all Cubans , including their leaders , are very aware .
26 The computerised exchange — known as Direct Dialling In ( DDI ) — has already gone a long way to reducing delays for the thousands of callers daily using the Essex Rivers Healthcare Trust switchboards .
27 Even broken sets can fetch large sums , and a complete bound run is likely to cost the buyer anything up to £4,000 , which would have gone a long way to paying Ackermann 's army of workmen .
28 In terms of the Midlands ' representation in the Premier League the game was wasted as Notts County 's victory is unlikely to save them while the three points would have gone a long way to ensuring Coventry 's place .
29 You may not end up with an athlete 's heart through aerobic walking , but you will have gone a long way to improving its strength and efficiency , thus ensuring a longer and healthier life .
30 So if we could use , insist on issuing licences , that would go a long way to sorting some of these of these problems out .
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