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get ahead

phrasal verb with get  us   /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past participle gotten  /ˈɡɑt·ən/ or got  /ɡɑt/ )
to achieve success, often in your work or in society: You’ve got to take risks if you want to get ahead.
Translations of “get ahead”
in Chinese (Traditional) 取得進展, 獲得成功…
in Russian преуспевать…
in Turkish başarılı olmak, başarıyı yakalamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 取得进展, 获得成功…
in Polish osiągać sukces lub sukcesy…
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