- adj. idiomatic in first position in a competition
- adj. having the leading position or higher score in a contest
- adv. leading or ahead in a competition
“With Burnes in the lead we pushed out boldly into the street, Sekundar thrusting aside the stragglers who got in the way like any Yusufzai bully; I wanted to tell him to go easy, for it seemed to me he must attract attention, and his face was all too familiar to the Kabulis.”
“Field moved forward on the other side of the road, with Gregg's Texans in the lead and Benning's Georgians directly behind them.”
“Huchtmann in the lead tank reported twenty-two T-34s.”
“With Grod holding the light high over his head and Brun in the lead gripping his club in readiness, the two men entered the dark crack.”
“Why, the First Sea Lord roared, did Pelly, whose ship was in the lead once the flagship had staggered out of line, not take the initiative and, in the absence of a countermanding order from Moore, continue to pursue the German battle cruisers?”
“Kongoni, the old gun-bearer, in the lead watching the blood spoor, Wilson watching the grass for any movement, his big gun ready, the second gun-bearer looking ahead and listening, Macomber close to Wilson, his rifle cocked, they had just moved into the grass when Macomber heard the blood-choked coughing grunt, and saw the swishing rush in the grass.”
“We finally set off a little past midday, Bult and Carson in the lead and Ev bringing up the rear, taking holos of the Wall and the shuttlewren who was supervising our departure.”
“His resistive mount stayed a half-stride in the lead as they crossed the clearing.”
“It consisted of the Reverend Grumley in the lead car, Brother Richard driving, and two senior Grumleys, a Caleb and a Jordan, both of whom promptly fell asleep, in the back.”
“I called Jones Parry to suggest we jointly recommend an emergency meeting of the Council, but his limp-wristed response was, “This is the wrong time for the U.S. and U.K. to be in the lead on something like this.””
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