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draw ahead

To pass someone or something, especially someone or something in motion. I knew I had a good chance to win the race when I drew ahead of the fastest girl in the heat.
See also: ahead, draw

draw ahead (of someone or something )

to pull or move ahead of someone or something in motion. I drew ahead of the car in front of me. The horse I was racing against drew ahead.
See also: ahead, draw
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Australia is poised to become the world's largest producer of LNG, drawing ahead of Qatar.
John and Inga Gillespie took the mixed pairs over Evelyn and Bill Shand by drawing ahead and staying there.
Whoever can more convincingly claim to have the solution for this imaginary problem wins the right-wing vote, and the National Front is drawing ahead of Sarkozy's Union for a Popular Movement.
Since I was using a lens with a narrow field of view and the rocket was drawing ahead of the payload, my system did not track as well as it should, which turned out to be fortunate.
Savoie (Jimmy Quinn) and Love Me Tender looked in good trim when drawing ahead of another and Akimbo showed he is coming back nicely when picking up well to take command in the closing stages of his gallop with Ithaca and Pinching.
Though drinks continue to dominate, the balance between alcoholic and soft drinks has changed this week with soft drinks drawing ahead.
Mark McDonald, who published the drawing ahead of volume 4 of the Getty catalogue.