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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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one step aheadmaintaining a slight advantage; continuing to leadRate it:

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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.Rate it:

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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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forge aheadTo move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.Rate it:

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full speed aheadMaximum effort without reservations or delay.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveChanging before competitors.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveAbove average; generally performing well.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveFigurative expression asserting a position in advance of a result, solution, position, or postulation:Rate it:

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ahead of the gameHaving completed a task before it is due; ready, prepared, or anticipating.Rate it:

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forge aheadpress onRate it:

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full speed aheadA command, especially on military vessels, to move forward at maximum speed.Rate it:

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Full Steam AheadTo move forward with full energy and strengthRate it:

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get aheadattain successRate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo develop an opinion based on insufficient information or to take action prematurely.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo speak or write in a manner in which one makes points out of logical or chronological sequence.Rate it:

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go aheadTo proceed; to begin.Rate it:

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look aheadTo consider the future, to anticipate future events.Rate it:

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look aheadto look in front of you literallyRate it:

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press aheadTo continue towards an objectiveRate it:

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pull aheadto start being in a winning position (e.g. in a race or competition).Rate it:

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streets aheadFar superior; much better or more advanced.Rate it:

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two steps aheadHaving cleverly anticipated what others will do or think.Rate it:

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two steps aheadJust barely escaping.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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eat an elephant one bite at a timeTo do something one step at a time; to do something in steps rather than all at once.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo go about something slowly and carefully.Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself more than ever before.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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every time one fartsEvery time one does any small thing.Rate it:

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every time one turns aroundEvery time, to an annoyingly repetitive or consistent degree.Rate it:

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have the time of one's lifeTo enjoy oneself immensely.Rate it:

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have time on one's sideTo not be rushed; to have plenty of time to do somethingRate it:

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one at a timeIndividually, as opposed to collectively; slowly or methodically, figuratively.Rate it:

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one more time for the sweet souvenirfor old times' sakeRate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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have a good timeTo enjoy oneself.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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test of timeThe correlation of longevity with validity of an idea or trend.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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time will tellThe results of an action cannot be known beforehand.Rate it:

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you're a long time deadA reminder that we are all mortal, as a justification for enjoying life while one can.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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for the time beingTemporarily; until later.Rate it:

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in the interest of timeIn order to save time; in order to use time more efficiently; so that time can be used more efficiently.Rate it:

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