• Adj: having the leading position or higher score in a contest; examples: "he is ahead by a pawn", "the leading team in the pennant race"
• Adv: at or in the front; examples: "I see the lights of a town ahead", "the road ahead is foggy", "staring straight ahead", "we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front", "with the cross of Jesus marching on before"
• Adv: toward the future; forward in time; examples: "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring", "I look forward to seeing you"
• Adv: in a forward direction; examples: "go ahead", "the train moved ahead slowly", "the boat lurched ahead", "moved onward into the forest", "they went slowly forward in the mud"
• Adv: ahead of time; in anticipation; examples: "when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount", "We like to plan ahead", "should have made reservations beforehand"
• Adv: to a more advanced or advantageous position; examples: "a young man sure to get ahead", "pushing talented students ahead"
• Adv: to a different or a more advanced time (meaning advanced either toward the present or toward the future); examples: "moved the appointment ahead from Tuesday to Monday", "pushed the deadline ahead from Tuesday to Wednesday"
• Adv: leading or ahead in a competition; examples: "the horse was three lengths ahead going into the home stretch", "ahead by two pawns", "our candidate is in the lead in the polls", "way out front in the race", "the advertising campaign put them out front in sales"
I would go to them and I would explain this is the price of going forward. We're going to move ahead in all these other areas. We're moving ahead in tax reform and GST, we are moving ahead on trade, but this will not be done at the cost of the environment.
Today, the biggest challenge we must meet is the one we present to ourselves. To not become a nation that places entitlement ahead of accomplishment. To not become a country that places comfortable lies ahead of difficult truths. To not become a people that thinks so little of ourselves that we demand no sacrifice from each other.
Naturally enough when I was a young dancer, I was terribly anxious to get ahead, and to get ahead quickly. I was impatient with all those older people who talked of the long grind to the top, who turned me down for jobs I knew I could do.
Organizing ahead of time makes the work more enjoyable. Chefs cut up the onions and have the ingredients lined up ahead of time and have them ready to go. When everything is organized you can clean as you go and it makes everything so much easier and fun.
The fellow that can only see a week ahead is always the popular fellow, for he is looking with the crowd. But the one that can see years ahead, he has a telescope but he can't make anybody believe that he has it.
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.