Idiom:  get ahead

Definition

Idiom:  get ahead

  • to achieve success in something

Example sentences

  • If you want to get ahead you’re going to have to work smarter not harder.
  • My husband is taking an advanced Microsoft Excel course to help him get ahead at work.
  • I'm updating the database so I can get ahead before our annual fundraising campaign.
  • We got ahead by offering our team the chance to telecommute three days a week which has helped us recruit and retain the best job candidates.
  • If you go to summer school you'll get ahead of your studies next year.
  • My son got ahead after we hired a tutor to help him in math.
  • People who flatter management always seem to get ahead at this company.
  • I'm really interested in working for a leading fashion magazine. What do you recommend I do to get ahead in this field?
  • Writing a daily blog is what ultimately got me ahead as a published writer.


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