ahead of

ahead of
preposition Date: 1613 1. in front or advance of 2. in excess of

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  • ahead of — {prep.} 1. In a position of advantage or power over. * /He studies all the time, because he wants to stay ahead of his classmates./ 2. In front of; before. * /The troop leader walked a few feet ahead of the boys./ 3. Earlier than; previous to,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ahead of — {prep.} 1. In a position of advantage or power over. * /He studies all the time, because he wants to stay ahead of his classmates./ 2. In front of; before. * /The troop leader walked a few feet ahead of the boys./ 3. Earlier than; previous to,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ahead of — preposition a) In front of. A hill loomed ahead of them. b) In advance of You have a long trip ahead of you …   Wiktionary

  • ahead of the game — {adv. or adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. In a position of advantage; winning (as in a game or contest); ahead (as by making money or profit); making it easier to win or succeed. * /The time you spend studying when you are in school will put you ahead… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ahead of the game — {adv. or adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. In a position of advantage; winning (as in a game or contest); ahead (as by making money or profit); making it easier to win or succeed. * /The time you spend studying when you are in school will put you ahead… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ahead of time — {adv. phr.} Before the expected time; early. * /The bus came ahead of time, and Mary was not ready./ * /The new building was finished ahead of time./ Contrast: BEHIND TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ahead of time — {adv. phr.} Before the expected time; early. * /The bus came ahead of time, and Mary was not ready./ * /The new building was finished ahead of time./ Contrast: BEHIND TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Ahead Of Their Time — Album par Frank Zappa Image non disponible.png Sortie 23 mars 1993 Enregistrement 28 octobre 1968 Durée 67 min 39 s …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ahead of their time — Album par Frank Zappa Image non disponible.png Sortie 23 mars 1993 Enregistrement 28 octobre 1968 Durée 67 min 39 s …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ahead of Their Time — Álbum en directo de The Mothers of Invention Publicación 23 de marzo de 1993 Grabación 28 de octubre de 1968 Género(s) Jazz rock …   Wikipedia Español

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