pull ahead

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pull ahead

: 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

ahead play
  1. : in a forward direction or position : forward

  2. : in front

  3. : in, into, or for the future


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