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Definition of "lead on" []

  • To mislead, to try to make someone believe a lie. (verb)
  • To encourage with the illusion of a romantic relationship. (verb)

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Use "lead on" in a sentence
  • "But Kübler-Ross had a lead on Bowlby and Parkes out of the gate: she had already published On Death and Dying by the time Bowlby and Parkes introduced their four phases of grief in 1970."
  • "Gonzalez de Galdeano still wore the yellow jersey, but had just a twenty-six-second lead on Lance."
  • "I cried out as I felt myself falling, too fast to right myself, and by the time my elbows hit the leaf-coated ground, she had gotten a huge lead on me."
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