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go-ahead, the

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go-ahead, the

modifier

Putting a competitor in the lead: The Tigers got the go-ahead run in the eighth and held the lead to win 9 to 8 (1960s+ Baseball)

noun

Permission or a signal to proceed; consent: She pleaded her case before state officials and got the go-ahead/ His wife Joan had given him the go-ahead to make the race (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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