- adv. leading or ahead in a competition
“She walks out front and nods to the sergeant as she fills the Loon's cup with stale patrol coffee.”
“There was a dry cleaner on the corner and a fortune-teller, and at the far end was a lighting-fixture store, but there were apartment buildings everywhere—each with its own family out front barbecuing on hibachis placed haphazardly on the stone steps.”
“Less than five minutes later there was a screech of rubber out front and Kearns stood, mike in hand, in front of Volpi's table.”
“The Wexton police station is like a hundred other small-town law enforcement agencies: a squat cement building with a flagpole planted out front like a giant tulip stalk; a dispatcher so infrequently bothered that she keeps a portable TV at her desk; a nursery school class mural spread along the wall, thanking the chief for keeping everyone safe.”
“We might want to start helping Uncle Owen out front so that when they do finally make it—”
“The bushy-eyebrowed owner was upset at our late arrival, tapped his watch and shook his head, moved us from a table out front to one in the back, brought bread and wine.”
“On one of the narrowest stretches of Rosenkrantz Street, above a door painted bright red, there was a little display window crammed full of clocks and, sure enough, a sign hanging out front that read TRENCH COAT CLOCK SHOP.”
“PURCELL WAS HUNKERED ON the fire escape in the jasmine and honeysuckle-perfumed courtyard behind Club Hell, preparing to break into the building through a pair of French windows, when the authoritative screech of brakes from out front propelled him back up the iron stairs and to the roof.”
““So there was a line out front of the window, where you get the cheesesteaks, is that right?””
“Duncan followed the sidewalk around to the front of the building that faced Oglethorpe Avenue, walked past the black-and-white 1953 squad car that was parked out front like a mascot, and continued on until he reached the middle of the block, where there was a gated entrance to the Colonial Park Cemetery.”
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