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come out ahead

Slang definitions & phrases for come out ahead

come out ahead

verb phrase

To win: Who came out ahead in the poll? (1930s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with come out ahead

come out ahead

Succeed, make a profit. For example, By the end of the year we expect to come out ahead . Also see ahead of the game
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