keep ahead

keep ahead

(of someone or something) Go to ahead (of someone or something).
See also: ahead, keep

keep ahead

v.
1. To remain in front of something, especially when moving: We tried to keep ahead of the truck, but it eventually passed us.
2. To have completed all or more than is required of some task in order to be prepared to face more work: I can't keep ahead of all my homework; every day I get more.
See also: ahead, keep
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To walk by the side of this child, and talk to and question her, was the most natural thing in the world, or would have been the most natural, had she been acting just then without design; and by this means the others were still able to keep ahead, without any obligation of waiting for her.
And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
She forgot all about the psychology of animals, and the recurrence of blue eyes and brown, and became instantly engrossed in her feelings as a woman who could administer consolation, and she hoped that Katharine would keep ahead with Mr.
Springing on the saddle, he managed, by a most wonderful exertion, just to keep ahead of the long spears of his pursuers, who followed him to within sight of the fort.
Keep ahead past third footbridge, ignoring the boardwalk to the right.
The Silverstone-based marque scored their second double-points finish of the year in Monaco to keep ahead of McLaren in the race for fifth place in the constructors' championship and deputy team principal Bob Fernley said: "The one thing that may be in our favour this year is we all have to switch resources, if we've not already done, so then in the very near future, over to the 2014 car.
Well, now we are in that later part and we can't afford to drop specially if we want pace with Sligo d keep ahead of k Rovers and St anything especially if we want to keep pace with Sligo Rovers and keep ahead of Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's.
Climb this and keep ahead to pass the remains of St Elvis Cromlech.
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Constant evolution is necessary to keep ahead of the competition and move forward through difficult times.
This is said to be an excellent opportunity to network with experts in this field and to keep ahead of the latest developments.
The key to our successful disposition strategy was to keep ahead of a very volatile market over the last few years," says Marcus Rayner, principal of CRESA Partners.
The Director Development Programme offered us the mechanism with which to progress the company and keep ahead of the competition.
If Smith wrote, as he says he did, in a mad scramble to keep ahead of his deadlines, it doesn't show.
Keep ahead through a fine open countryside where often not a house can be seen.