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lead off (something)

phrasal verb with lead  us   /lid/ verb (past tense and past participle led  /led/ )
to be the first of a ​series of ​people to do something: "Who’s the first ​speaker in the ​salesconference?" "Sally is leading off." The 1998 ​expedition led off a ​series of ​annualoceanexperiments.
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