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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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| Pictured, at the launch of the Think Ahead road safety campaign launch in Woodhouse, are, left to right: Peter Moss, president of the Ratae Road Club, local horse rider, Liz Randall, Charnwood Road Safety Committee, and PC Shaun Gent of the Leicestershire Police Safer Roads Team.
Major organization : THE THINK AHEAD ORGANISATION (COMPANY NUMBER 10015893 AND REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER 1166577)
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Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan said the devastating ice storm that crippled Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas in 2009 spurred the city to think ahead even more.
Nutrition plays a key role in keeping warm so we're trying to encourage older people to think ahead. Our aim is to improve their confidence and equip them with the knowledge they need to eat for warmth in colder weather."
Hear from two of marketing's most revered trend-watchers as they compare notes, make predictions, and challenge attendees to think ahead about things that may not even be on your radar yet.
With flu season fast approaching, people at risk in Birmingham have been urged to think ahead and get their flu jabs.
Furthermore, think ahead about the possible consequences of drinking and driving.
"Captain's role is very vital because IPL is a shorter version and a skipper who cannot think ahead will end up losing the match.
"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."
PARENTS in Redcar and Cleveland are being urged to think ahead if their children are due to start school next September.