a/one step ahead of

Definition of a/one step ahead of

  1. 1 :  better prepared than (someone or something) The teacher really has to work to keep one step ahead of the class. She always seems to be one step ahead of me.

  2. 2 :  able to avoid being caught or found by (someone or something) So far the killer has managed to stay one step ahead of the police/law.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a rest for the foot in ascending or descending: such as

    :  one of a series of structures consisting of a riser and a tread

    :  a ladder rung

  1. :  to move by raising the foot and bringing it down elsewhere or by moving each foot in succession

    :  dance

    :  to go on foot :  walk

  1. :  in a forward direction or position :  forward

    :  in front

    :  in, into, or for the future

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