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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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BRT Sumisip Basilan coach Stevenson Tiu, however, called on his wards to get their acts together first especially on defense before they start thinking ahead of the playoffs.
Whether it's sledging from the opposition, a swarm of bees or a streaker - these cues allow the players to regain control of their thinking ahead of the next ball.
No-deal fears, got 'em licked We may run out of essential drugs, fresh fruit and vegetables after a no-deal Brexit, but at least Unilever is thinking ahead.
Yes, thinking ahead is what it all boils down to if we don't want to get caught off guard by eventual necessities.
Thinking ahead to our next game at Anfield, I feel that if Liverpool can stop Eden Hazard then we'll win against Chelsea.
Thus, as the international community we are constantly tailing the tormentors of our people, never thinking ahead and always reacting to what's being planned for months or even years ahead," said Akbaruddin.
ENTERTAINMENT Monty's thinking ahead to autumn and getting the hedges neat, so they'll look good next year.
The author has organized the forty-eight rules that make up the main body of his text in three chapters devoted to decision making styles and types, thinking ahead, and decision making processes.
Acquia delivers a solution that meets the requirements of organizations that are thinking ahead to what the future may bring; giving them a resilient, open cloud platform for unifying content, community and commerce with an agile approach for powering a brand s digital transformation.
The observer Arsim Zekoli in Utrinski vesnik reminds that last week young people, maybe unaware, made one tiny step forward their maturity process and started thinking ahead of their time.
Should we not be thinking ahead? In Iceland their natural resources of geo-thermal activity gives virtual free electricity to its citizens, and their future plan is to pipe this valuable and needful export to the UK.
The city certainly was thinking ahead when it led an effort resulting in the creation of the Fayetteville Center of Excellence for green job training.
ALTHOUGH we've all enjoyed some lovely summer weather in the last few weeks, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to heating your home in the forthcoming autumn and winter months.
"We, however, also urge our fellow Namibians to keep on thinking ahead i.e.
The recommendations from Thinking Ahead aim to address the gaps in policy and practice thereby improving the support available to people with learning disabilities and their families to plan for the future.