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get ahead

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to reach a desired level of accomplishment
  • a recent college graduate trying to get ahead in the working world

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“Get ahead.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/get%20ahead. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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