go-ahead go-ahead

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a signal to proceed
  2. (n) readiness to embark on bold new ventures

Usage(s):

  • Instead, the film was given the go-ahead for domestic release.

News

  1. MLB: Los Angeles Angels 5, New York Yankees 2

    ANAHEIM, Calif., June 15 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth Friday and the Los Angeles Angels went on to defeat the New York Yankees 5-2.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Galvis Rallies Phillies for 8-7 Win Over Rockies

    Freddy Galvis hit two 2-run triples and scored the go-ahead run on Humberto Quintero's single, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 on Friday night.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Astros top White Sox despite Sale's 14 K's

    Erik Bedard pitched six solid innings, and Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead RBI single to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ESPN

Quotes

  • "If we can't, then I think we've got a go-ahead and make some decisions," Obama said. "And then that's what elections are for."
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: New York Daily News

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