He led up to the destination.
His car preempted the parking space.
Large profit made by acting before one's competitors do
Steal [get] a march on sb.
To delay, hinder, or prevent by taking precautionary measures beforehand.
" one of the brothers volunteered excitedly.
We left early to beat the rush-hour traffic.
You have taken the very word out of my mouth .
The troops have anticipated the enemy and seized the bridge.
Xiao Gao began to speak before everybody else, just as the meeting started.
Quickening her steps, she hurried to be first at the crossing.
He beat the traitor to the draw and shot him dead.
He could rush out an edition a few hours in advance of his rivals.
The horse broke away from the starting gate
P: Any time you say. The sooner the better.
Bill should have laid one of his cards next – you’ve played out of turn.
She grabbed at the fish, but the cat was too fast for her.
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