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Synonyms for get ahead

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

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I wanted to get ahead in math so when I take the standardized exams I'll do well on them,'' said Gaur, who is already thinking about the Scholastic Aptitude Test and college entrance applications.
Americans continue to hold an aspirational view of their own ability to get ahead in the future and the ability of the country to rebound, but they believe that achieving their life goals is harder than it used to be and the path to those goals is more uncertain," said Joan Walker, executive vice president of corporate relations for Allstate.
Summary: A new analytic tool called Buzzdeck is helping young artists get ahead in the music.
The information will allow the nearby defender to get ahead of the game by planning his move--maybe intercept or contain.
Found yourself dreaming of how to get ahead in the workplace?