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lead the charge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlead the chargelead the chargeto make a strong effort to do something It was small businesses that led the charge against health care changes. charge
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lead the chargeAllen led the charge, but could they get a goal back?But Dole has, in his long Senate career, led the charge for the second -, third-and fourth-largest.Popper led the charge against, describing Wittgenstein s picture theory of language as hopelessly and indeed outrageously mistaken.But it was Lieutenant Harvey who was still leading the charge as he hurdled elegantly over the wire and into no-man's-land.But it is unrealistic to expect businesses to lead the charge alone.C., to lead the charge against the Bay Guardian.Its guitar-twanging shock troops led the charge away from what Ulan Bator had been, and toward what it was becoming.
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