Ahead of and Behind

Ahead of

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Ahead of preposition – Earlier than.
Behind is an antonym for ahead of.
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Behind preposition – At, to, or toward the rear of.
Usage example: she preferred to be behind the lead hikers, who were always too much in a rush to enjoy the scenery

Ahead of is an antonym for behind.
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  • Artistic License – Statistics Starting with the eleventh game, a character's growth rates will be boosted or dropped if they are behind or ahead of the "average" stats.
  • Film / The Dark Knight The bus driver behind or ahead of him probably would have called 911 after seeing a bus go through a building.
  • Clock King The Big Bad, Count Contini, constantly talks about the schedule for his crime and how far it's ahead of or behind schedule.
    Source: Clock King
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