ahead of the game

This page is about the idiom ahead of the game


You are ahead of the game if you have an advantage over your competitors in any activity in which you try to do better than others, such as in business, academia, sports, etc.

For example

  • We got ahead of the game by employing the best people in our research laboratories.

  • You'll be ahead of the game when you start at university if you do a lot of preparation before the term begins.

Quick Quiz

The best way to stay ahead of the game in the fashion business is to

a. do market research and surveys

b. copy what your competitors do

c. spend less on salaries

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Contributor: Matt Errey