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To make all arrangements or preparations that one will or might find necessary or useful in advance of something happening. You need to plan ahead before you set off on some weeks-long road trip. The leak in the coolant system could have been catastrophic. Thankfully, we planned ahead for such an emergency, and we were able to patch it before it did any major damage.
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plan ahead

v.
To make arrangements in advance: I planned ahead and bought my tickets a month in advance, which saved me a lot of money.
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We would strongly recommend that people plan ahead, leave early, and allow extra time for their journeys, says Rua Pani, Manager of the Auckland Transport Operation Centre.
August 25 ( ANI ): United States President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon (local time) directed nation's various departments to plan ahead as the Hurricane Harvey intensifies.
East Coast is advising passengers to plan ahead and defer travel to an alternative day if possible.
The significance of Dubai is that it offers the right ambience to manage a small offsite event for a limited number of employees or to organise a global flagship event with participants from all over the world and visitors in thousands," Saleh Tabakh, general manager, Plan Ahead Events, Middle East added.
However many simply fail to plan ahead and end up with a New Year financial hangover with claims for debts amassed from December to be actioned in January and February.
Prior to becoming a Plan Ahead Events franchisee, Rogalski spent seven years in the air-conditioning and heating industry, holding such positions as Office Manager and Financial Controller.
The two most important parts of cooking from scratch are remembering to plan ahead, and maintaining a clean kitchen.
THE COURSE of true love can run smooth despite the old saying - provided you plan ahead.
Three-quarters of those surveyed said the credit crunch had made them more likely to plan ahead to curb their spending.
At holiday times you will have staff away - but so will your customers so plan ahead.
How can you plan ahead to ensure that you select the right project manager?
Mulcahy argues that the animals' delayed success depends on them making a realization similar to that of the girl in the folktale, who had to fail--at least in her dream--before she could plan ahead.
Although the longtime Los Angeles residents are perfectly healthy--and not overly morbid--they decided to plan ahead for their earthly demise.
Mapsolute's overall advice is to plan ahead, particularly if you are aiming to travel through unfamiliar surroundings.
They] could confidently plan ahead many years in advance, with the certainty of an absolutely fixed calendar.