lie ahead


: to be in the future
No one knows what lies ahead (of us).

Examples of lie ahead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wall Street bankers and investors are optimistic the economy can skirt a recession, but economic headwinds lie ahead. Bryan Mena, CNN, 8 Aug. 2023 While cultured meat’s widespread consumption and impact on the economy seem a step closer to reality, scientists, philosophers, and the product’s own manufacturers acknowledge years of work lie ahead. Millie Brigaud, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Aug. 2023 While challenges still lie ahead, Docus is proving that when AI is applied to healthcare, the possibilities to effect positive change are enormous. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 23 Aug. 2023 Nevertheless, some major drains on the public books—such as pensions costs—lie ahead, and the government still has its work cut out to keep its finances healthy, Henderson writes. ... WSJ, 22 Aug. 2023 This is not a time for downcast doubts: Liberals need to keep it up and amp it up, the better to make inroads in the many battles that lie ahead. Simon Lazarus, The New Republic, 16 Aug. 2023 But bigger issues lie ahead—including the link between the letter x and pornography, which is already creating rebranding issues. WIRED, 29 July 2023 And while the village has begun to bounce back, some challenges lie ahead. The Enquirer, 2 Aug. 2023 What threats lie ahead for those countries that see themselves in the crosshairs of competition? Foreign Affairs, 17 July 2023 See More

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“Lie ahead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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