pull ahead

phrasal verb
pulled ahead; pulling ahead; pulls ahead

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 + ofHe has pulled ahead of the other candidates in the election polls.

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“Pull ahead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20ahead. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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