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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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.
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:
So it came over that good knight that he would no more press forward, but seek another road, less grievously beset with difficulty unto his gentle steed.
There was no other course but to press forward in redskin fashion, at which happily he was an adept [expert].
She gave him no answer, but as he had not yet checked her progress, continued to press forward as rapidly as she could.
The others gave chase at once, and as a couple of well-trained hounds press forward after a doe or hare that runs screaming in front of them, even so did the son of Tydeus and Ulysses pursue Dolon and cut him off from his own people.
as people, when death has occurred, like to press forward the funeral, or when a parting is resolved upon, hasten it.
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.
Both sides seemed reluctant to press forward for fear of falling behind.
The home side continued to press forward and substitute Michael Ngoo hit the bar, while Jack Robinson had another effort ruled out for offside.