line ahead or line abreast
- . a formation adopted by a naval unit for manoeuvring
Example Sentences Including 'line ahead'
All together now: the German K4 women's team power across the finish line ahead of the American boat during the heats of the 500m today.
Australian News Misc (2004)
Bent raced in at the far post to get the touch on the line ahead of Rufus Brevett.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Gatland's job is on the line ahead of the crucial Six Nations clash against Wales in Cardiff a week on Saturday.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
There were many people in line ahead of her, although she didn't see any of her acquaintances of the night before.
Turning the Page: Essays, Memoirs, Fiction, Poetry and One Sermon
You know - he's not going to let Alexander Mogilny or Vince Carter butt into line ahead of poor old Mrs. Smith for her MRI.
Toronto Sun (2003)
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