to give a head start meaning?

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

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Idiom Scenario 1:


"Let's have a race", says Kim to Stacy.
"OK.  Where shall we race to?", asks Stacy.
"One time around  the block", replies Kim.
Stacy takes off on her bicycle but Kim does not move.  Instead, Kim counts to ten and then begins to bicycle.  The two competitors race around the block and Stacy crosses the finish line just before Kim.
Kim says to Stacy, "Good race, nice win!"
Stacy replies...
"But you gave me a head start!"
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Idiom Scenario 2:


Ned and Grace are sitting at the kitchen table one Sunday morning.  They are just about to do the crossword puzzle from the newspaper.  Grace challenges Ned to a competition claiming that she can finish the puzzle before Ned.  Ned replies that Grace is smarter than him.  Ned asks Grace if...
She will give him a head start.
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Idiom Usage:

Alternate form: to have a head start.
Alternate form: to get a head start.
 
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Idiom Conjugations:

 
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Giving a head start can be a sign of good sportsmanship.
 
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Idiom Definition:


"to give a head start"
to allow an advantage to another person or people usually in a competitive situation before the competition begins
 
Synonyms:
advance, advancement, advantage, ahead, begin, burst, dash, early, edge, erupt, gain, go, improve, improvement, jump, lead, leg-up, lunge, rush, spring, stampede, superiority
 
 

The man in the green shirt is giving a head start to the other man. - - - - -> 




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