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  • Commander Swanson got to the radio room first, but only because he had a head start on Raeburn and myself.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • Bruce Clingan adds: Neil had a head start on most of us by virtue of his experience as a private pilot.

    First Man

  • This is particularly important with respect to products that involve network externalitiesproducts like the telephone, where the value increases when more people use itso that being first in a market may give one a head start that is difficult to overcome.

    Creative Capitalism

  • Assuming they had enough of a head start on the enemy, they could have taken the Via Annia south toward the city of Regium.

    The Spartacus War

  • She might as well get a head start on her calc homework.

    Choker

  • By arriving early, C. mitchelli could have gotten such a head start toward gigantism that C. ruber, when it followed, was obliged to take the opposite path, evolving toward dwarfism.

    The Song of The Dodo

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