have the inside track

 Have an advantage.
 ► “U.S. firms seem to have something of an inside track: Twenty-three of the 41 pending electricity projects bid on by non-Indian companies have gone American.” (Communications Week, May 29, 1995, p. 38)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • have the inside track — ► to have a special position within an organization, or a special relationship with a person, that gives you advantages or information that other people do not have : »She is said by analysts to have the inside track on how the industry works.… …   Financial and business terms

  • have the inside track — mainly American to have a special position within an organization or a special relationship with a person that gives you advantages that other people do not have. He thinks I have the inside track with the director so he keeps hassling me for… …   New idioms dictionary

  • the inside track — being close to the person who has power, Bob s your uncle    If your uncle works at Sears, you should have the inside track on the new job in Men s Wear …   English idioms

  • inside track — /ɪnsaɪd ˈtræk/ (say insuyd trak) noun 1. the lane on a racecourse nearest the inside edge, and therefore shorter than the other lanes. 2. a favoured position. –phrase 3. have an inside track to, to have access to (influential people) thus gaining …   Australian English dictionary

  • inside track — {n. phr.} 1. The inside, shortest distance around a curved racetrack; the place that is closest to the inside fence. * /A big white horse had the inside track at the start of the race./ 2. {informal} An advantage due to special connections or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inside track — {n. phr.} 1. The inside, shortest distance around a curved racetrack; the place that is closest to the inside fence. * /A big white horse had the inside track at the start of the race./ 2. {informal} An advantage due to special connections or… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • inside track — ˌinside ˈtrack noun [singular] if someone has the inside track, they have a position in which they have an advantage and are very likely to be successful: • The consortium now has the inside track for a project valued at more than $1 billion …   Financial and business terms

  • inside track — noun 1. a favorable position in a competition (Freq. 1) the boss s son had the inside track for that job • Hypernyms: ↑superiority, ↑favorable position, ↑favourable position 2. the inner side of a curved racecourse • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inside Track — is a British property investment company [ [http://www.insidetrack.co.uk/ Inside Track official website] ] that went into administration in April 2008 following a downturn in the UK property market.The company advertises that customers can become …   Wikipedia

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