lie ahead of (someone or something)(redirected from lies ahead of someone)
lie ahead of (someone or something)
1. To be physically located in front or ahead of someone or something. As we trudged through the desert,it looked as though a magnificent oasis lay ahead of us, but it was just a mirage, some accursed trick of the sun. The mountains lie ahead of a vast prairieland.
2. To be or exist in the future of someone or something. One should never presume to know what may lie ahead of them.