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be ahead

v.
1. To be in a position in front of something or someone along some path being followed: The tour guide was ahead of us as we walked through the museum.
2. To be more advanced in the pursuit or study of something: I have always liked science and am ahead of my classmates in biology.
3. To have accomplished more of some activity than is immediately necessary: I'm ahead in my work, so I have time to take a short break.
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be ahead

To be winning or in a superior position: The home team was ahead in the second period. Your company is ahead in developing the new technology.
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