be ahead of the game

be ahead of the game
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. 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 — adverb in an advantageous position she s ahead of the game * * * ahead of the game In a more advanced or advantageous position than expected • • • Main Entry: ↑game * * * ahead of the game phrase in a situation that is likely to lead to success… …   Useful english 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

  • keep ahead of the game — get/keep/stay/ahead (of the game) phrase to react quickly so that you gain keep an advantage Our industries have to keep ahead of the game in Europe. Thesaurus: to have, or to take advantage of, an opportunitysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • stay ahead of the game — get/keep/stay/ahead (of the game) phrase to react quickly so that you gain keep an advantage Our industries have to keep ahead of the game in Europe. Thesaurus: to have, or to take advantage of, an opportunitysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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