Still, he might be able to make gains if one is held.
Even so, during his Administration, country made huge commercial gains.
The peace process has made significant gains in recent years.
Japan, for example, has made major gains in the last 10 years.
But we've made great gains on the car this winter.
The party made strong gains across the country, largely thanks to its focus on greater democratic rights.
By some measures, students were making greater gains before the law was put into effect.
In big states that Republicans came to control, they were able to make gains.
But state funding in real terms has made only small gains.
The program also seems to be making real gains among women ages 18 to 49.