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to lead: to guide, to direct, to travel in front of others
I'll lead you to Bruno's office.

This is an irregular verb:
I lead / I led / I have led

leading: principal, important, first

a lead (UK): an (electrical) cable


  • "This leads me to my point: some of the staff have been discussing the possibility of a company-wide 'nap time' in order to increase productivity during the work day."
  • "The group, led by twin brothers Desmond and Brian Jones, is back together after a messy break-up nearly 20 years ago."
  • "Lotsa Medals : Well, Brent, I'm not sure those are everyone's concerns, but after one week of competition, Germany leads the medal count with 9 medals: 3 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze, closely followed by the US and France with 8 and 7 total medals respectively."
  • "Warning: Sharing this information can lead to death, excommunication."
  • "lack of sleep leads to bad health."
  • "I would be remiss if I did not mention that this company retreat will include team-building exercises led by an expert from the FunFactory Consulting Squadron."
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  • "Tomorrow morning, in meeting room A, Glen will be leading our first collective yoga class."
  • "Philip : Spitter is only the leading micro-blogging utility in the world, Edward."
  • "During the 1970s, the Castro district became the symbol of gay liberation, led by the activist Harvey Milk."

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