ahead of the game


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*ahead of the game

being early; having an advantage in a competitive situation; having done more than necessary. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; keep ~; remain ~; Stay ~.) Without the full cooperation of my office stafj', I find it hard to stay ahead of the game. If being ahead of the game is important to you and to your business, lease a mobile phone from us.
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ahead of the game

(spoken)
in a good situation to achieve progress With everyone looking for new business, how does your company stay ahead of the game?
Usage notes: usually used with the verbs keep, be, and stay
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ahead of the game

In a position of advantage, especially financially; succeeding or winning. For example, If we can sell 2,000 units of this product by next month, we'll be well ahead of the game . This idiom uses ahead of in the sense of "in advance of," a usage dating from the mid-1700s, and transfers success in gambling ( the game) to winning in other areas. Also see come out ahead.
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ahead of the game

In a position of advantage; winning or succeeding.
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