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    #1

    get ahead of / get way ahead of

    1: They get ahead of us.
    2: They get way ahead of us.

    Is there any difference in meaning between 1 and 2?

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    #2

    Re: get ahead of / get way ahead of

    Way = far, a long way.

    'Way' can be used to intensify a meaning- It was way too expensive for me.



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    Re: get ahead of / get way ahead of

    Thank you, tdol.

    >Way = far, a long way.

    Then, 'get far ahead of' and 'get a long way ahead of' are also OK?

    Sorry for asking many questions. I really appreciate your kindness.

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    #4

    Re: get ahead of / get way ahead of

    Of the three, I'd use 'way', but the others are OK.


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    Re: get ahead of / get way ahead of

    tdol, thanks a million.

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    #6

    Re: get ahead of / get way ahead of

    Last edited by Tdol; 26-Mar-2005 at 01:16.

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