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Ahead of the Curve

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prepositional phrase

  1. [idiomatic] Changing before competitors.
    • [idiomatic] Above average; generally performing well.


    "Ahead of the Curve" is a musical album of Lateef Daumont & Z-Trip.

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    "Ahead of the Curve" a.k.a. "Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School" is a non-fiction book by author and journalist Philip Delves Broughton. It was published by Penguin Press in 2008. The book covers the author's two year experience at the Harvard Business School.

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    Google previewGreen to Gold (2009)

    How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage by Daniel Esty, Andrew Winston

    As BP's CEO Lord John Browne said, getting ahead of the curve means the company “gains a seat at the table and a ...

    Google previewThe Dictionary of ClichŽs (2013)

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes by Christine Ammer

    ahead of the curve Anticipating events, circumstances, problems.

    Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

    by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    ahead of the curve anticipating events or trends; on the cutting edgeUS, 1980.

    Google previewThe Disneyland Encyclopedia (2017)

    The Unofficial, Unauthorized, and Unprecedented History of Every Land, Attraction, Restaurant, Shop, and Major Event in the Original Magic Kingdom by Chris Strodder

    Revolutionary, without equal or precedent—Roy was right, because Disneyland wasn't merely ahead of the curve; it became the curve. Walt Disney's teetering preDisneyland company was in the black soon after the park opened. In 1956, its ...

    Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

    The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

    Ahead of the curve: Emerging trends and practices in family caregiversupport. Washington, DC: AARP Public Policy Institute. FATIGUE Fatigue, which is one of the most common complaints in general medical practice, is usually defined as an ...

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    Steven and I have worked together a lot and I'm far ahead of the curve than most people in knowing what he wants, but he knows far more than I know about what's important for the story. So, most of the changes he will make will involve story changes. (Dennis Muren)
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