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think ahead

To anticipate (something) and plan or consider the necessary actions or steps in advance. I wish I had thought ahead and packed some food to bring with us. We're thinking ahead to the next fiscal year with these investments.
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think ahead (to something)

to have thoughts about something that is to happen in the future. I began to think ahead to next year when the same thing might happen. You must learn to think ahead if you want to get ahead.
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think ahead

v.
To consider or think about the future; think proactively: I thought ahead and brought a snack in case I got hungry.
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While we struggle to actualize our essential counter terrorism necessities, terrorists think ahead into the future.
We shouldn't think ahead, and we should focus on just one game at a time,' said Rivero in Filipino who filled in for the post-game press conference as La Salle head coach Aldin Ayo snubbed it for the sixth time.
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The focus now is on the new car, so I don't want to think ahead too much.
Think ahead and buy water butts now, so you've got plenty for young plants next spring.
Holidaymakers should think ahead and buy currency in advance.
Wasting food also costs the average household pounds 420 a year so shoppers are urged to think ahead, store food efficiently and use recipes for leftover food, to keep waste to a minimum and save money too.
Proverbs 16:9 (New International Version) IT'S good to plan and dream and think ahead.
Think ahead to the time when you will be a senior citizen and might be glad to get out and about in your car.
He said: "If we get distracted and think ahead then we won't be giving Bohs their proper respect.
We urge people to take advantage of this and think ahead on how they will be celebrating,'' Parks said.
It may seem early to be talking about frost but you have to think ahead when you decide on a site.