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be ahead of the game id.
be more successful than others in a competitive situation or do things in advance in order to succeed in a competition.
That basketball team was ahead of the game that is why they won!

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n.
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
n.
a person who hunts wild animals
HUNTING
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
exp.
be a man
familiar
exp.
to be staggering
Das ist ein Hammer!
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
id.
find it difficult to choose between two alternatives ; feel torn between two situations
Rosalie loved Cesar and David both equally, for different reasons, and was caught between two stools
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ahead

  

      adj  
1    postpositive   in front; in advance  
      adv  
2    at or in the front; in advance; before  
3    onwards; forwards  
go straight ahead     
4    ahead of  
a    in front of; at a further advanced position than  
b      (Stock Exchange)   in anticipation of  
the share price rose ahead of the annual figures     
5    be ahead  
Informal   to have an advantage; be winning  
to be ahead on points     
6    get ahead   to advance or attain success  


get ahead  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to be successful; prosper  
2    foll by: of   to surpass or excel  
go ahead  
      vb  
1    intr, adv   to start or continue, often after obtaining permission  
      n  
  go-ahead  
2    usually preceded by: the  
Informal   permission to proceed  
      adj  
  go-ahead  
3    enterprising or ambitious  
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