Meaning of “steal a march on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"steal a march on sb" in British English

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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 rival company managed to steal a march on us by bringing out their software ahead of ours.

(Definition of “steal a march on sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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