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ahead / delante
 
ahead   [əˈhed]   -adverb
When ahead is an element in a phrasal verb, for example draw ahead, go ahead, look up the verb.
1. (in space, order)   delante
a. to [be] ahead   (in race)   llevar la delantera,   ir (por) delante,   ir ganando   (figurative)   llevar la ventaja,   ir a la cabeza
b. to [go on] ahead =   ir adelante
c. this [put] Barcelona three points ahead =   esto dio al Barcelona tres puntos de ventaja
d. to [send] somebody ahead =   enviar a somebody, someone por delante
2. (in time)   antes
[book]   con anticipaciónoun
·there'noun trouble ahead
·han de sobrevenir disgustos,   ya se prevénoun dificultades
·there'noun a busy time ahead
·tendremos mucha tarea
a. to [look] ahead   (figurative)   anticipar
b. to [plan] ahead =   planificar por adelantado or con anticipaciónoun
c. to [think] ahead =   pensar en el futuro
3. ·ahead of
3.1. (in space, order)   delante de
·there were three people ahead of us
·había tres personas delante de nosotros
·to be ahead of somebody
(in race, competition)   llevar ventaja a
·to [get] ahead of somebody
(literally, figurative)   adelantarse a somebody, someone
3.2. (in time)
·you'll get there ahead of us
·llegaránoun antes que nosotros
·he'noun two hours ahead of the next competitor
·lleva dos horas de ventaja sobre el rival masculineánoun próximo
·share prices rose ahead of the annual report
·la cotizaciónoun subió en anticipaciónoun del informe anual
a. we are three months ahead of [schedule] =   llevamos tres meses de adelanto sobre la fecha prevista
b. to arrive ahead of [time] =   llegar antes de la hora prevista
·to be ahead of one'noun time
·anticiparse a su época
·Wagner was two centuries ahead of his time
·Wagner se anticipó en dos siglos a su época
·the plane is ahead of its time
·el aviónoun va por delante de su tiempo
 
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