The other three looked at each other hoping someone would take the lead.
You take the lead for a while—I'm tired of eating all the bugs.
He supported stoutly the extreme party of opposition to the king, but did not take the lead except on a few less important occasions, and was apparently silent in the debates on the Petition of Right, the Grand Remonstrance and the Militia.
In India proper, with a dryer climate, grasses and Leguminosae take the lead in the number of species.
(3) It was under his auspices that Athens began to take the lead in literature.