planned ahead


planned ahead
made plans for the future, ready long beforehand

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ahead of schedule — ahead of time/schedule/ phrase at an earlier time than was planned or arranged The train had left five minutes ahead of time. Mexico announced its intention of repaying the loan ahead of schedule. Thesaurus: early and ahead of timesynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • ahead of schedule — • ahead of time • ahead of schedule earlier than arranged, expected or planned (Note: opposite in meaning to behind time (or schedule)) We started the meeting ahead of time so we could go home early. раньше времени Whenever I have an aррointment… …   Idioms and examples

  • ahead of time — • ahead of time • ahead of schedule earlier than arranged, expected or planned (Note: opposite in meaning to behind time (or schedule)) We started the meeting ahead of time so we could go home early. раньше времени Whenever I have an aррointment… …   Idioms and examples

  • ahead of — ► ahead of 1) before. 2) earlier than planned or expected. Main Entry: ↑ahead …   English terms dictionary

  • ahead — a|head W2S2 [əˈhed] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in front)¦ 2¦(forward)¦ 3¦(before somebody else)¦ 4¦(future)¦ 5¦(before an event)¦ 6 ahead of schedule 7¦(progress/success)¦ 8¦(advanced)¦ 9¦(WINNING)¦ 10 go ahead …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ahead */*/*/ — UK [əˈhed] / US adverb Summary: Ahead is used in the following ways: as an adverb: I could see the end of the tunnel ahead. in the preposition phrase ahead of: We have some difficult problems ahead of us. 1) in front of someone a) used for saying …   English dictionary

  • ahead — a|head [ ə hed ] function word *** Ahead is used in the following ways: as an adverb: I could see the end of the tunnel ahead. in the preposition phrase ahead of: We have some difficult problems ahead of us. 1. ) in front of you a ) used for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ahead — I [[t]əhe̱d[/t]] ADVERB USES ♦♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, ahead is used in phrasal verbs such as get ahead , go ahead , and press ahead .) 1) ADV: ADV after v, n ADV, ADV with cl Something that is ahead is in front of you. If you look …   English dictionary

  • ahead — adverb 1 IN FRONT OF in front of someone or something by a short distance: He kept his gaze fixed on the car ahead. (+ of): Tim pointed to a tree ahead of them. | up ahead: We could see the lights of Las Vegas up ahead.27. 2 FORWARD if someone or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ahead*/*/*/ — [əˈhed] adv 1) in front of sb in the direction in front of you There s a motel just a few miles ahead.[/ex] She walked ahead of him along the corridor.[/ex] Instead of turning left, he drove straight ahead towards the river.[/ex] 2) in the future …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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