Idiom: Steal a march
Meaning: This expression indicates the stealthiness of a person over another to gain advantage of the situation. For instance, if two persons are offered some jobs which are vacant, they resolve to go together next day at an agreed time, but one of them, without telling the other, goes earlier than the other and secures the better of the two jobs, he is said to steal a march on the other person.Country: International English | Subject Area: Police & Crime | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Mad as a March hare
- A steal
- March to the beat of your own drum
- Steal the show
- Steal someone's thunder
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