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As a viewer, I hate spoilers, I hate getting ahead of the story.

CVS is also getting ahead of an extremely important business curve.

So to a large degree, CVS is simply getting ahead of the consumer curve by removing the products from its shelves.

[F]ully 60% thought that opportunities for getting ahead were better (45%) or at least as good (15%) as in their father's day.

They had to work, and they were concerned about their men and the family and racism and not just about getting ahead.

Comes of living alone and making a success of it, I suppose, getting ahead of mere femininity and all the pettinesses of life.

He was at once banker and confidant of most of the Indians who were getting ahead in agriculture and stock-raising.

We are getting ahead of our narrative, though—days ahead of it.

The only way we can enjoy getting ahead of other people nowadays is by forgetting what the other people feel.

"I don't think we are getting ahead at all, Mr. Salisbury," said the captain, while the cousins were looking for their reports.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to get ahead, such as: advance, be successful, climb, do well, flourish, and get on.

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