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steal a march on sb

If you steal a ​march on someone, you get an ​advantage over that ​person by ​acting before they do: Our ​rivalcompanymanaged to steal a ​march on us by ​bringing out ​theirsoftwareahead of ours.
(Definition of steal a march on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “steal a march on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢先(某人)一步…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶先(某人)一步…
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