ahead

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈhɛd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈhɛd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə hed)


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ahead

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. look ahead (of you)
  2. there is a [car, train] coming (up) ahead
  3. couldn't see ahead [without, because of]
  4. full steam ahead!
  5. will [call, go] ahead to [check, verify, see, confirm]
  6. get ahead in [life, school]
  7. get ahead at work
  8. [difficult times, challenges] lie ahead
  9. there [could, may. might] be trouble ahead
  10. go ahead and [enter, order, use]
  11. yes, go ahead (and use it)
  12. took a few [paces, steps] ahead
  13. was ahead [at half time, after two weeks]
  14. was ahead by five [points, seconds, percent]
  15. is ahead (of him) in the [race, polls, standings]
  16. arrived ahead of [the others, the guests, her family]
  17. going to finish ahead of schedule
  18. [plan, prepare, finish] ahead of time
additional examples
  1. look ahead (of you)
  2. there is a [car, train] coming (up) ahead
  3. couldn't see ahead [without, because of]
  4. full steam ahead!
  5. will [call, go] ahead to [check, verify, see, confirm]
  6. get ahead in [life, school]
  7. get ahead at work
  8. [difficult times, challenges] lie ahead
  9. there [could, may. might] be trouble ahead
  10. go ahead and [enter, order, use]
  11. yes, go ahead (and use it)
  12. took a few [paces, steps] ahead
  13. was ahead [at half time, after two weeks]
  14. was ahead by five [points, seconds, percent]
  15. is ahead (of him) in the [race, polls, standings]
  16. arrived ahead of [the others, the guests, her family]
  17. going to finish ahead of schedule
  18. [plan, prepare, finish] ahead of time
  19. was ahead of [his, its] time
  20. the [designer, inventor, compose] was ahead of his [time, generation]
  21. don't get ahead of yourself (now)!
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