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get ahead

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundverb

    obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

    "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, earn, take in, benefit, bring home the bacon, pull in, come through, bring forward, gather, hit, arrive at, pass on, attain, win, get along, supercharge, kick upstairs, put on, progress, pull ahead, acquire, make headway, advance, make, upgrade, encourage, further, gain, come along, realise, deliver the goods, promote, boost, go on, gain ground, raise, clear, move on, get on, profit, elevate, derive, shape up, reach, bring in, come on, succeed, set ahead, march on, realize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get ahead

    Synonyms:
    proceed, progress, advance, get on, get forward, get along

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. get ahead

    Synonyms:
    advance, prosper, flourish, thrive, proceed, forestall

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How to use get ahead in a sentence?

  1. John Kirby:

    I’m not going to get ahead of decisions that the secretary will or won’t make about the recommendations.

  2. Andre Franklin:

    You never want to have to go and say,' I'm behind and I don't know when I'm going to get ahead,' they have been understanding. I think they have been fair. But they are holding me to a standard I'm not able to meet. I'm working 40 hours a week and I still don't have the money to catch up and I don't have the money to move.

  3. Park Sung-soon:

    LG's competitor Samsung recently cut prices for its TV products in a bid to get ahead as Chinese television makers have been rapidly catching up.

  4. Chris Cabrera:

    It’s part of this culture, I think, where everyone’s just looking to get ahead so fast and so furiously that they forget to enjoy the ride, look for inflection points that they can improve their career, be a sponge, find mentors, things like that, we coach them to be patient, and we coach them that they’re winning, and we coach them to be a sponge and look for these inflections points.

  5. Mark Morgan:

    I don't want to get ahead of the president and his announcement.


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