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Origin of go-ahead
Words nearby go-ahead
Example sentences from the Web for go-ahead
In secret, before the referendum, the council went ahead and fluoridated the water anyway.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
Bush busy engaging constituents on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate ahead of the 2004 presidential election.
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
The other songs go in to lesser percentages of “me” as you move along.
Suddenly, however, he became aware of a small black spot far ahead in the very middle of the unencumbered track.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for go-ahead
Idioms and Phrases with go-ahead
Move forward rapidly or act without restraint; also, continue something. For example, If you want to borrow the tractor, go ahead. This expression is often put as go ahead with, as in Are you going ahead with the house party? The term dates from the mid-1600s and gave rise to give the go-ahead, meaning “give permission to move or act in some way.”
go ahead of. Make one's way to the front of, as in They went ahead of me to see the purser. [Mid-1700s]