have/hold the lead

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: to be in the winning position in a race or competition A runner from Kenya has/holds the lead.

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“Have/hold the lead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%2Fhold%20the%20lead. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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