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get ahead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget ahead phrasal verbto be successful and do better than other people in a job or work She soon found that it wasn’t easy to get ahead in the movie business. get→ See Verb table
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get aheadAlek, how do I get ahead?But friends who eyed each other all the time, not exactly with envy, but with care to see who got ahead.Having led sheltered lives in the North, they had never had to scrape to get ahead.Take cheap shots and distort facts in order to get ahead?The flattening of organizations means that all employees have to learn that old-fashioned promotion is not the only way of getting ahead.Which just goes to prove, you do have to be a somebody to get ahead in this town!Aquarians who can't avoid work and commitments will be hard pressed to get ahead today.
From Longman Business Dictionaryget ahead phrasal verb [intransitive] to be more successful than other people or companies who are doing similar workWorking overseas is important to getting ahead in many companies. ofThe merger should allow the new company to get ahead of the competition. get→ See Verb table
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Verb table
get
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyget
he, she, itgets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygot
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave got
he, she, ithas got
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad got
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill get
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have got
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam getting
he, she, itis getting
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you, we, theyare getting
Past
I, he, she, itwas getting
you, we, theywere getting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been getting
he, she, ithas been getting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been getting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be getting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been getting
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