ahead of the game

adverb
in an advantageous position
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she's ahead of the game

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ahead of the game
In a more advanced or advantageous position than expected
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Main Entry:game

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ahead of the game phrase
in a situation that is likely to lead to success as the result of good planning, advice, luck etc
Thesaurus: likely or certain to be successfulsynonym in a good, better or pleasant situationsynonym
Main entry: game

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ahead of one's competitors or peers in the same sphere of activity

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ahead of the game
: in a position or situation in which you are likely to succeed, win, etc.

The company has stayed ahead of the game by meeting new government standards before they go into effect.

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Main Entry:game

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 the game — ► ahead of the game ahead of one s competitors or peers. Main Entry: ↑game …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 of the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • ahead of the game — mod. [being] early; having an advantage in a competitive situation; having done more than necessary. (Especially with get or keep.) □ Without a car telephone, I find it hard to get ahead of the game. □ If being ahead of the game is important to… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • ahead of the game — finished your work, paid all the bills, caught up    With all these expenses, we can t seem to get ahead of the game …   English idioms

  • ahead of the game — in a good situation to achieve progress. With everyone looking for new business, how does your company stay ahead of the game? Usage notes: usually used with the verbs keep, be, and stay …   New idioms dictionary

  • ahead of the game — ahead of one s competitors or peers. → game …   English new terms dictionary

  • ahead of the game — in a situation that is likely to lead to success as the result of good planning, advice, luck etc …   English dictionary

  • be ahead of the game — ► to know more about what is happening in a particular area of business than the people or companies you are competing against: »Our research and development program ensures that we re ahead of the game. Main Entry: ↑game …   Financial and business terms

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