come out ahead

Succeed, make a profit. For example, By the end of the year we expect to come out ahead. Also see ahead of the game.


Nearby words

  1. come on in,
  2. come on strong,
  3. come on to,
  4. come one's way,
  5. come out,
  6. come out for,
  7. come out in the wash, it will,
  8. come out of,
  9. come out of nowhere,
  10. come out of the closet

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