in the lead

idiom

Definition of in the lead

1 : in a position that is ahead of others They walked single file, with the oldest boy in the lead.
2 : winning in a race or competition Our team was in the lead.

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“In the lead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20lead. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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