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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 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 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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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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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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one step aheadmaintaining a slight advantage; continuing to leadRate 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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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.Rate it:

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skin in the gameA stake; something at risk.Rate it:

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away gameAn athletic contest played in the opposing team's geographic area.Rate it:

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back in the gameHaving recovered from a disadvantageous position.Rate it:

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back in the game In sports, when a losing team regains chances for winningRate it:

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back in the game To return to a particular industry or disciplineRate it:

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blame gameA situation in which people attempt to blame others rather than trying to resolve a problem.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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change the gameTo revolutionize a field of endeavor.Rate it:

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fair gameA game that is fair, that does not involve cheating etc.Rate it:

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fair gameActions permissible by the rules.Rate it:

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fair gameAn goal or object that may legitimately be sought.Rate it:

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fuck this for a game of soldiersAlternative form of sod this for a game of soldiersRate it:

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game faceThe expression of one who is prepared for or is facing a lot of difficult and/or undesirable work, especially when it is imminent.Rate it:

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game outTo play games to such an excessive degree that one is unwilling to play more.Rate it:

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game outTo run through scenarios to determine what will happen given certain decisions; to play out possibilities; to examine several ideas to come up with their likeliest end results.Rate it:

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game overA message usually signaling that the player failed a computer or video game, for example by losing all of their lives, although the phrase sometimes follows the score after successful completion of a game.Rate it:

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game overThe end of some ongoing situation due to either failure or success.Rate it:

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game planAny strategy devised to reach a given objective.Rate it:

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game, set and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, and matchAlternative form of game, set, matchRate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression commonly used at the conclusion of a tennis match to indicate that a competitor has won.Rate it:

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game, set, matchAn expression indicating finality, announcing that a series of events—usually involving some form of rivalry—has reached a conclusion.Rate it:

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home gameAn athletic contest played in a team's own geographic area.Rate it:

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in the gamecompeting in a game, with a chance of winning.Rate it:

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in the gameUsed other than as an idiom: in the game.Rate it:

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it's a game-changerA crucial change in the state of affairs.Rate it:

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