lead with

phrasal verb
led with; leading with; leads with

Definition of lead with

1 : to begin with (something specified) The newspaper story led with a long report on the funeral.
2 : to begin a series of punches in boxing with (a punch thrown by a specified hand) The champion led with a left to the body, followed up quickly with a right to the jaw.

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“Lead with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20with. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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