Chinese translation of 'to take the lead'
to take the lead
起带(帶)头(頭)作用(qǐ dàitóu zuòyòng)
⇒ They took the lead in the development of naval aviation.
他们在海军航空学的发展中起了带头作用。(Tāmen zài hǎijūn hángkōngxué de fāzhǎn zhōng qǐle dàitóu zuòyòng.)
Translation of to take the lead from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary