Steal a march on someone 先發制人

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今日片語

表達 「steal a march on someone」 的意思是 「通過先發制人的方式獲得優勢,搶先對手一步」。這個表達可用在描述人與人或企業之間競爭的語境中。

例句

We really managed to steal a march on our competitor by getting our product to market early.
我們確實搶先競爭對手一步,把我們的產品提前推向市場。

The scientist was concerned her lab assistant would steal a march on her by publishing the results first.
這位科學家擔心她的實驗室助理會搶在她前面,先發表研究結果。

The negotiator managed to sign a trade deal that stole a march on neighbouring countries.
談判者成功地簽署了一項貿易協定,搶佔了鄰國的先機。