English @ the Movies: 'Ahead Of Your Time'

source: VOA Learning English     2017年3月31日
Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying "ahead of your time" from the movie "Beauty and the Beast." The movie is about a bright girl, her father and a Beast. Do you know what the saying "ahead of your time" means? Watch our video, take the quiz, and see if you guessed right!
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# ahead of (one's/its) timeMore advanced or innovative than is or was typical in a particular era. That 19th-century scientist was definitely ahead of his time with his detailed plan of space travel.
# ahead of one's time: In advance of current ideas, customs, or methods, as in His treatment of light showed this painter to be well ahead of his time, or Wearing trousers and smoking cigars marked Amy Lowell as a woman ahead of her time. (source: https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/ahead+of+one%27s+time)