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Definition of "get ahead" []

  • To advance toward success (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "get ahead" in a sentence
  • "So well had Count Stein obeyed his instructions that he had struck far to the south of us in his determination to get ahead of the Emperor."
  • "“Goodenough was so close to Beatty that … for all Goodenough knew, Beatty might have some important reason for ordering the light cruisers to get ahead [and reform the screen],” wrote Captain John Creswell."
  • "To get ahead of the querying curve, I called the Zambian Embassy."