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bring (something) to the fore

To emphasize something or make it more noticeable. Be sure to bring this argument to the fore when you rewrite your paper. Discrepancies in the yearly budget report brought questions of corruption to the fore.
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come to the fore

To be emphasized or made more noticeable. This argument needs to come to the fore when you rewrite your paper. Questions of corruption came to the fore after the auditors found discrepancies in the yearly budget report.
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fore and aft

1. At the front and back of something. This phrase is nautical in origin, referring to the bow (located at the front) and the stern (located at the back) of a ship. We need to change the locks fore and aft, I'm afraid.
2. Everywhere; all over. There are people fore and aft—I'll never be able to find you!
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show foresight

To demonstrate consideration, anticipation, or preparation for what may happen or occur in the future. Considering that the cost of living is always going up, I think giving your employees regular raises shows a lot of foresight. You want to provide incentive for them to stay with the company. Your business proposal has got to show foresight if you want a shot at getting funding. These investors are looking for people who have thought through every eventuality.
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to the fore

At, in, or toward a position of emphasis, prominence, or importance; to the forefront. Discrepancies in the yearly budget report brought questions of corruption to the fore. The tennis legend came to the fore when she was just 15 years old.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

be/come to the ˈfore

(British English) (American English be at the ˈfore) be or become important and noticed by people; play an important part: She came very much to the fore in the area during the local campaign against the new bypass.
Fore means ‘front’.
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bring something to the ˈfore

make something become noticed by people: His political opinions have been brought to the fore recently, particularly after his television appearance last week.
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to the fore

In, into, or toward a position of prominence: A new virtuoso has come to the fore.
See also: fore, to
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Emphasising the need for continued support, Fore stated that UNICEF was providing cash assistance through a joint initiative with the World Bank so as to enable people to acquire basic necessities.
Structural Style of the Eastern Kharan Fore - arc basin and its Association with the Chaman Fault (Unpublished).
YSTYLE: You've said in interviews that The Fore is something you've been thinking about for a couple of years now.
The company said that Fore offers a full suite of inter-modal logistics solutions such as local and regional drayage services, yard services, chassis rental and repair and maintenance.
Fore Transportation operates over 150 trucks and reported total operating revenues of approximately USD 32.3m for the year-ended December 31, 2017.
Fore pledged that her organisation will work with the Government in operations and monitoring to ensure the country succeeds and the health model could be replicated in the region.
For the presence of the flow interaction between the fore wing and the hind wing, the wake generated by the fore wing will be hampered by the hind wing, which will also change the effective angle of attack of the hind wing, so the aerodynamic characteristics of the tandem airfoil configuration are different from the single-wing case.
Fore has nearly four decades of public sector service culminating as the first woman to serve as Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Director of United States Foreign Assistance in the U.S.
Overall, the mean of populations for head height width, proboscis length, thorax length, abdomen length, fore wing length width, cubital index, hind wing length width, number of hamuli, coxa length, trochanter length, femur length, tibia length and metatarsus length width were found to be 3.190.10 3.680.09 mm, 6.290.06 mm, 4.260.20 mm, 5.910.93 mm, 9.130.18 3.000.08 mm, 2.200.36, 6.380.14 1.800.05 mm, 20.881.32, 1.100.09 mm, 0.790.10 mm, 2.450.10 mm, 2.910.13 mm and 1.920.07 1.080.07 mm.
It's the country's largest transporter of natural gas, said Fore. In his role, Fore said he spends a lot of time lobbying state and local governments and speaking at conferences or public meetings.
P4G Capital Partners, a San Francisco based private equity firm, has acquired the assets of Fore Machine Company Inc and Aero Components Inc.
Y rhaglen gyntaf i'w mwynhau gyda'ch brecwast ar fore Llun 1 Mai fydd rhaglen animeiddio newydd sbon Cyw a'r Bocs Arbennig gyda Cyw a'i ffrindiau hoff - Bolgi, Deryn, Jangl, Llew a Plwmp.
Prior to joining FORE, he worked with the Bank of India, Corporation Bank, IndusInd Bank, NIBSCOM and International Travel House, a subsidiary of ITC.
When Hurricane Katrina devastated the area in 2005, Fore nearly lost his desire to develop the land.
For the signature bake, the contestants must prepare quick breads with no proving - which results in creative flavours such as sweet chocolate loaves coming to the fore.