are/keep/stay one jump ahead

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Definition of are/keep/stay one jump ahead

: to have advantage over someone by learning about or doing something new The company has continued to be successful because it always stays one jump ahead of its competitors.

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“Are/keep/stay one jump ahead.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/are/keep/stay%20one%20jump%20ahead. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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