stay ahead

stay ahead

v.
1. To remain in front of something, especially when moving: The horse managed to stay ahead of the others. Our friends in the other car were following us, so we stayed ahead for the whole trip.
2. To complete all or more than is required of some task in order to be prepared to face more work: I try to stay ahead of my work. There is so much to do that it's very hard to stay ahead.
See also: ahead, stay
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In the Championship, Tess Riley's remain top of the division thanks to a narrow 5-4 win against Windmill Kestrels to stay ahead of SOG who were in cup action while Quarry Green stayed ahead of the pack thanks to a 4-1 win against Taxi Club.
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In an effort to stay ahead of this trend, Rural Development is investigating other sources for "celluosic" energy.
To stay ahead of their competitors, Japanese high-tech manufacturers need to protect their cutting-edge technologies-something that can be better achieved in Japan, where companies have a more loyal work force, contrary to China, where workers frequently job-hop for better pay.
But do the math: If we are to stay ahead of the pack, we'll need a new crop of math wizards to invent the next generation of must-have technology.
In this day of high technology, we as educators always have to stay ahead of students' ability to manipulate documents, plagiarism and those types of things," says Principal William Ryan.
government's ongoing efforts to stay ahead of counterfeiting and protect the integrity of U.
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This move allows us to stay ahead of the curve in securing great opportunities in the midst of incredibly strong activity happening in and around Brooklyn.
Satisfied customers are unlikely to push you and your colleagues to stay ahead of the competition.
Due to the technical advances that are sure to be part of ballistic missile proliferation worldwide, it is vital that the United States conduct ground and flight tests against these targets and countermeasures to ensure our missile defense technologies stay ahead of those of our adversaries.
Anything we buy today needs to last for the next 20 or 30 years (or, maybe, 50 years in some cases), and be ahead and stay ahead over that period of time.