ahead of schedule

idiom

Definition of ahead of schedule

1 : earlier than planned We finished ahead of schedule.
2 : doing or finishing something earlier than planned The builders came in ahead of schedule, and we are now able to move in.

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“Ahead of schedule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ahead%20of%20schedule. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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