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bring something to the fore

to move something forward; to make something more prominent or noticeable. All the talk about costs brought the question of budgets to the fore. The question of budget planning was brought to the fore.
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come to the fore

Fig. to become prominent; to become important. The question of salary has now come to the fore. Since his great successes as a prosecutor, he has really come to the fore in city politics.
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fore and aft

at the front and the back, usually of a boat or ship. They had to attach new lights fore and aft because the old ones were not bright enough to meet the new regulations. The captain ordered a watch stationed fore and aft.
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to the fore

to a position that cannot be ignored Whenever he is challenged, his stubbornness comes to the fore. The doom and gloom guys are sure trade wars will rise to the fore again soon.
Usage notes: often used in the form bring to the fore: Dry conditions have brought water use to the fore.
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fore and aft

Both front and back, everywhere, as in The children clung to the teacher fore and aft. This expression is nautical terminology for the bow, or front, and the stern, or back, of a vessel. Today it is also used more broadly. [First half of 1600s]
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to the fore

In, into, or toward a position of prominence, as in A new virtuoso pianist has come to the fore. [First half of 1800s]
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to the fore

In, into, or toward a position of prominence: A new virtuoso has come to the fore.
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