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dead ahead

This page is about the collocation dead ahead

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

straight ahead

For example

  • According the map, the station's dead ahead.

  • The post office is dead ahead. Keep going and you can't miss it.

Quick Quiz

If the place you're going to is dead ahead, you should

a. turn around and go back

b. continue in the same direction

c. be very careful when you get there

Contributor: Matt Errey