pull ahead

Definition of pull ahead

  1. :  to take the lead in a race, competition, contest, etc. The two runners were side by side until one pulled ahead. —often + of He has pulled ahead of the other candidates in the election polls.

Word by Word Definitions

pullplay
  1. :  to exert force upon so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force

    :  to stretch (cooling candy) repeatedly

    :  to strain abnormally

  1. :  the act or an instance of pulling

    :  a draft of liquid

    :  an inhalation of smoke

aheadplay
  1. :  in a forward direction or position :  forward

    :  in front

    :  in, into, or for the future


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