press forward

press forward

to move forward; to struggle forward; to continue. Do not be discouraged. Let us press forward. We must press forward and complete this work on time.
See also: forward, press
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Hunt, and rendered him eager to press forward and leave a hostile tract behind him, so that it would be as perilous to return as to keep on, and no one would dare to desert.
The desire of getting out of the reach of the Galles made us press forward with great expedition, and, indeed, fear having entirely engrossed our minds, we were perhaps less sensible of all our labours and difficulties; so violent an apprehension of one danger made us look on many others with unconcern; our pains at last found some intermission at the foot of the mountains of Duan, the frontier of Abyssinia, which separates it from the country of the Moors, through which we had travelled.
Eagerly I press forward As the reality grows upon me.
See that you none of you turn in flight towards the ships, daunted by the shouting of the foe, but press forward and keep one another in heart, if it may so be that Olympian Jove the lord of lightning will vouchsafe us to repel our foes, and drive them back towards the city.
My good friend, if, when we were once out of this fight, we could escape old age and death thenceforward and forever, I should neither press forward myself nor bid you do so, but death in ten thousand shapes hangs ever over our heads, and no man can elude him; therefore let us go forward and either win glory for ourselves, or yield it to another.
When we got to Sunium, which is the point of Athens, Apollo with his painless shafts killed Phrontis the steersman of Menelaus' ship (and never man knew better how to handle a vessel in rough weather) so that he died then and there with the helm in his hand, and Menelaus, though very anxious to press forward, had to wait in order to bury his comrade and give him his due funeral rites.
Richard heard him quite coolly, and putting a hand in either pocket of his surcoat, so as to press forward the skirts, began to whistle a tune; but the desire to reply overcame his philosophy, and with great heat he exclaimed:
We look forward to sharing the facts in court, and we will continue to press forward.
economy, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday, suggesting the central bank was poised to press forward in ratcheting back its stimulus.
The second half started the same with Bishop trying to press forward but the All Stars defence of Hurworth and Gardiner, with keeper Jones sweeping behind, cleared any danger.
Al Ittihad continued to press forward specially after introducing Mohammad Malulla in attack and five minutes before the end they scored the winner in a repetition of their first goal following another corner which Al Sharif blocked in front of Kanoo to place home the winner.
In the second half United continued to press forward and Boal completed his hat-trick when he linked up with brother Ian before McMullan got a treble of his own with 10 minutes to go.
Dunfermline continued to press forward and Andy Kirk gave them a lifeline when he flicked home Joe Cardle's superb pass into the box after 82 minutes to set up extra time, but neither club could break the deadlock.
Both sides seemed reluctant to press forward for fear of falling behind.