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Idioms for ahead
- in front of; before: He ran ahead of me.
- superior to; beyond: materially ahead of other countries.
- in advance of; at an earlier time than: We got there ahead of the other guests.
- to be winning: Our team is ahead by two runs.
- to be in a position of advantage; be benefiting: His score in mathematics is poor, but he's ahead in foreign languages.
Words nearby ahead
Example sentences from the Web for ahead
Having spent her career behind the scenes, she acknowledges fear about what is ahead for her.A devastating picture of Trump’s coronavirus response — from a firsthand witness|Aaron Blake|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
It’s right in that vicinity either before or just shortly after, which is years ahead of schedule.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
McCarthy has made clear his concerns that it would only backfire by giving vulnerable Democrats a chance to separate themselves from Pelosi just ahead of an election where she’s unpopular in some of the GOP-leaning districts they represent.Trump moves closer to Pelosi in economic aid talks, and House speaker must decide next move|Rachael Bade, Erica Werner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
She said in an interview that she would be skeptical of any vaccine produced ahead of the election because of worries its release was due to political pressure.
To solve this problem, Insider has been ramping up its first-party data platform Sága ahead of the full decimation of third-party cookies.‘We’re about hiring journalists’: Insider Inc. launches third global news hub in Singapore|Lucinda Southern|September 17, 2020|Digiday
They let us get ahead of the outfit, then the rest of the guys came in.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But in the days ahead he, his brother, and the others will be back in the street while their families worry at home.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Batman and Planet of the Apes, you seem to be operating around 15 years ahead of the culture.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MAKE IT AHEAD: Assemble the pot pies completely, cover tightly, and refrigerate for up to a day or freeze for up to a month.
But it seems pretty clear that the EU has plans to make such plans, and this issue is going to be pressed in the months ahead.After the Israel Synagogue Massacre: A New Intifada?|Michael Tomasky|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Captain Zoss was ahead of the others and was on top of the cliff when Earl shouted to him.To Alaska for Gold|Edward Stratemeyer
It was not long till a squad of cavalrymen came galloping back, yelling that the rebels were just ahead.Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6)|John McElroy
He was ahead of me, but half way in he met a shark, and came clamoring back to me to be saved.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
Then I'll start right in to-night an' pay the same as you fellers do, for you've only got one day ahead of me.An Amateur Fireman|James Otis
We had not gone far when we saw a company of reb cavalry coming towards us from ahead.In and Out of Rebel Prisons|Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for ahead
- in front of; at a further advanced position than
- stock exchange in anticipation ofthe share price rose ahead of the annual figures
Idioms and Phrases with ahead
In addition to the idioms beginning with ahead
- ahead of one's time
- ahead of the game
- ahead of time
- come out ahead
- dead ahead
- full speed ahead
- get ahead
- go ahead
- one jump ahead
- quit while one's ahead