think ahead


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think ahead (to something)

to have thoughts about something that is to happen in the future. I began to think ahead to next year when the same thing might happen. You must learn to think ahead if you want to get ahead.
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think ahead

v.
To consider or think about the future; think proactively: I thought ahead and brought a snack in case I got hungry.
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Last time Think Ahead was keen enough early on behind the all-the-way winner and stuck on okay for third.
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Think ahead to the time when you will be a senior citizen and might be glad to get out and about in your car.
He said: "If we get distracted and think ahead then we won't be giving Bohs their proper respect.
We urge people to take advantage of this and think ahead on how they will be celebrating,'' Parks said.
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It is also critical for the industry to continually think ahead for its customers.
If it was to ever realize its apparent ambition to become truly high-rise and high-density, it would need to think ahead, recalling the example set by New York's sewer system built, he said, 120 times larger than necessary.
and the Municipality of Anchorage-has developed Think AHEAD (Able to Handle Emergencies and Disasters), an innovative and proactive approach to emergency preparedness in the workplace.
This program develops our innate ability to use our brain to think in pictures--imagine something at a certain time and place and think ahead.
It might be the height of summer but Teessiders are being urged to think ahead to winter.
Also, seconds really count under such circumstances, so think ahead and execute relight procedures as quick as you can once you realize the engine has quit.