to get a head start meaning?

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What's the meaning of "to get a head start" idiom? Please give me some examples!

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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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Idiom Definition:


"to get a head start"
to obtain a favorable beginning usually in a competitive situation
to obtain an early start usually in a competitive situation
 
Synonyms:
advance, advancement, advantage, ahead, begin, burst, dash, early, edge, erupt, gain, go, improve, improvement, jump, lead, leg-up, lunge, rush, spring, stampede, superiority
 
 
Work is supposed to begin at 9:00am.
This man is sneaking in after 9:00am.
This man is not getting a head start on his work day. - - - - ->  A man with brown hair wearing a red suit and carrying a blue briefcase has a look of worry on his face.  He is looking up and bacl towards a large clock that shows two minutes after nine.  The man is sneaking past.




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Idiom Scenario 1:


Ned and Grace are planning to go camping for the long weekend.  They know that if they wait until after work on Friday that the traffic will be terrible and it may be difficult to find a campsite.  It will take them an extra two hours to arrive at the campsite if they do not...
"get a head start."
Ned and Grace will leave Friday at lunchtime and avoid the bad traffic.
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Idiom Usage:

In the imperative:
"Get a head start and be number one in your office."
Alternate form: to have a head start.
Alternate form: to give a head start.
 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Getting a head start can be is a great way to begin anything.
 
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Idiom Scenario 2:


Pamela's son, Aaron, will start kindergarten next year. Pamela wants Aaron to do well in school.  Pamela decides to start teaching Aaron his ABC's at home before he goes to kindergarten.  This way, Aaron will...
"get a head start learning his ABC's."
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