one jump ahead
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Anticipating and prepared for what will happen, as in We have to keep one jump ahead of the opposition, or A clever embezzler, Charles was just one jump ahead of the police. [First half of 1900s] Also see get the jump on.
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Words nearby one jump ahead
oneiric, oneiro-, oneirocritic, oneirocriticism, oneiromancy, one jump ahead, one-legged, one-liner, one-lung, one-lunger, one-man
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