Idiom: ahead of the game
ahead of the game:
- in a position in front of others
- in a winning or advantageous position
- to have more knowledge than your competitors or peers about a subject
- I am always taking professional development courses so I can stay ahead of the game.
- I trained by myself all summer so when school started I was ahead of the game while everyone else suffered during training practices.
- I enrolled my children in a speed reading course this summer so they'd be ahead of the game next year in school.
- If you continue to take on volunteer projects at your job, you'll definitely be ahead of the game at some point in your career.
- Looking back, I realize I would have been ahead of the game if I had become fluent in Arabic but I didn't continue to use it after I left Jordan.
- To get ahead of the game here you're going to have to suck up to management. Doing good work is not enough.
- Luckily, I was ahead of the game when I changed schools because I knew a lot about history and government after living in Washington DC.
- I'm applying for early admission to university to try to get ahead of the game.
- My advice is to learn how to play golf if you want to get ahead of the game in the business world. Many decisions are made on the golfing greens.
- I’m always taking training courses so that I can get ahead of the game.
- The software company is constantly making new innovations to stay ahead of the game.
- ahead of the curve
- leading the pack
- going places
- out in front
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