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lead the way

1. To guide or direct someone somewhere by walking ahead of them. I don't know where I'm going, so you should lead the way.
2. To be esteemed or celebrated in a particular area. That hospital always leads the way in cancer research.
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lead the way

to lead (someone) along the proper pathway. You lead the way, and we'll follow. I feel better when you're leading the way. I get lost easily.
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lead the way

1. Act as a guide, go in advance of others. For example, We asked Tom to lead the way, since he'd hiked this mountain before. [c. 1200]
2. Be first or most prominent in some field or action, as in Our teacher led the way in finding new methods of teaching algebra. [Late 1600s]
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lead the ˈway


1 go in front of somebody in order to show them the way: She led the way to the conference hall.
2 be the first to do or develop something: The United States was leading the way in space research. OPPOSITE: follow/go with the crowd
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lead the way

1. To show a course or route by going in advance.
2. To be foremost in an endeavor or trend: The firm led the way in the application of new technology.
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According to its website, Lead the Way is a "hands-on, project-based program (that) engages students on multiple levels, exposes them to areas of study they do not typically pursue, and provides them with a foundation and proven path to college and career success.
That's when they heard about Project Lead the Way and fortunately, the Massachusetts affiliate for the program was about 10 minutes away at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Project Lead the Way holds mandatory workshops for high school teachers who are going to teach the curriculum.