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機先を制する, きせんをせいする

  • kisenwoseisuru

Definition

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), suru verb - special class

  • to beat someone to the punch
  • to have the drop
  • to forestall

Examples of 機先を制する,きせんをせいする in a Sentence

We'd probably be best off beating them to the punch before they notice that fact.
機先を制された
He had the jump on me.

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