inside track


Definition of inside track

: an advantageous competitive position the owner's son has the inside track for the job

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Examples of inside track in a Sentence

the applicant with actual experience in pharmaceutical sales will definitely have the inside track for the job
Recent Examples on the Web Nearly a year after the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission passed on Jeffrey Norman as the city’s next permanent police chief, the oversight body is now giving him the inside track to the job. Elliot Hughes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Sep. 2021 Casey Thompson and Hudson Card have the inside track on filling the shoes of Sam Ehlinger, a four-year starter at quarterback who leaves a leadership void. Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, 10 Aug. 2021 Thursday's winner will clinch the tiebreaker between the teams and take the inside track for the No. 6 seed in the West. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, 7 May 2021 McNamara appeared to have the inside track under center after the past year, which featured a transfer from Dylan McCaffrey (before the 2020 season) and Joe Milton (after the 2020 season). Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, 23 July 2021 Kikuchi was pursued by several major league organizations, including the Dodgers, who had the inside track. Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2021 Mike Onwenu could have the inside track at left guard, and Ted Karras figures to be the top interior swing man., 17 May 2021 From the outside looking in, Stroud seemed to have the inside track at starting and his performance confirmed that opinion. Stephen Means, cleveland, 18 Apr. 2021 Tech experts often have the inside track on the best-performing productivity tools. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 19 May 2021

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First Known Use of inside track

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inside track was in 1857

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8 Sep 2021

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“Inside track.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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