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inside track

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
inside trackˌinside ˈtrack noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DSOthe part of a circular track for racing that is nearest to the centre of the circle and is therefore shorter2 American EnglishADVANTAGE a position that gives someone an advantage over the people they are competing against 🔊 the inside track to success in business
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inside trackJohnston appears to have the inside track on directing the movie.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinside trackˌinside ˈtrack noun [singular] American English if someone has the inside track, they have a position in which they have an advantage and are very likely to be successfulThe consortium now has the inside track for a project valued at more than $1 billion.
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