lead the pack/field

idiom

: to be ahead
a runner who is leading the pack/field

Examples of lead the pack/field in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This year, Karol G and Feid lead the pack with 10 nominations each. Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 Amazon wants to lead the pack in food delivery and believes that its new low-cost subscription service will keep it ahead of competitors like Walmart and Target. Francisco Velasquez, Quartz, 23 Apr. 2024 Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson and Megan Moroney lead the pack with the most nominations with three nods each. Audrey Gibbs, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2024 Those same 10 drivers listed below lead the field with 25 laps to go in Stage 2. Shane Connuck, Charlotte Observer, 7 Apr. 2024 Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field to green on the restart. Shane Connuck, Charlotte Observer, 15 Apr. 2024 Editor-in-chief MJ Day rounded up 29 of the magazine’s past models, including Martha Stewart, 82, Maye Musk, 75, and Christie Brinkley, 70, who lead the pack of bombshells in the spread. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 6 Mar. 2024 Overcoats lead the pack with a price starting at $1,500, while overshirts, trousers, and sport jackets begin at $500, $550 and $1,200, respectively. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 27 Mar. 2024 Outfitted in a custom Bon Jovi Radio fire suit, Jon Bon Jovi and Castroneves will lead the field to the green flag in the series’ two-seater Indy car on Sunday, March 10. Bruce Martin, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024

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“Lead the pack/field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20the%20pack%2Ffield. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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