In response to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge Curve
Ahead of the curve – Similar to ahead of the pack, ahead of the curve literally refers to your position on the statistical bell curve, where the top of the curve represents the median, average result. By being ahead of the curve you represent the top percentile of results that either has the advanced skills or understanding that sets you apart.
Curve ball – (USA) If something is a curve ball, it is deceptive.
Behind the curve – If you are behind the curve, you are behind or out of touch with current trends or developments. (‘Ahead of the curve’ iis the opposite). Read more at Finedictionary.com