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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Fores was marketed as a scion of the landed family of the Aranetas.
I needed to buckle down, and it took me 10 years, recalled Fores.
In 1997, Fores opened Cibo, which served quick meals of Italian salads, sandwiches and pastas.
Her restaurants Grace Park, Lusso, Alta, and the Fiori di M flowering and catering firm have been consolidated under the Margarita Fores Concepts and Style company.
All these microgreens and herbs that we've taken for granted, that we thought were just weeds in the garden, are [ingredients] that very important restaurants abroad have highlighted, Fores said, explaining her use of what have often been considered as lowly vegetables like alugbati (Malabar spinach) and sigarilyas (winged beans).
This year, Fores is marking her 30th year in the food industry, as she first gained an appreciation for authentic Italian cuisine during a 1986 tour of Italy where she immersed herself in the local culture.
The following year, in 1987, Fores founded Cibo di M, a catering business that soon earned a reputation for memorable banquets and customized service for high-profile clients.
Fores has since branched out into other restaurant concepts including Lusso, a luxe champagne and gastro bar, and Grace Park, an ingredient-driven Italian restaurant specializing in farm-to-table cuisine.
Fores said the common advocacy of local chefs to source unique ingredients to showcase diverse produce and highlight the uniqueness of Filipino food was the driving force behind the initiative.
Fores said many of the dishes that would be served to the world leaders were inspired by recipes from the book Culinaria, published by Anvil Books through the support of Asia Society and Doris Magsaysay-Ho.
It was quite moving to meet the farmers and see how they farm, said Fores.
Fores also provided her inputs during product development, as she and Aw went through a couple of samplings before they agreed on a final formulation.
Although the finished product is a tad sweeter than Manille Liqueur de Calamansi, it is to be expected, as Orange is usually not as sour as lemon, said Fores.
It may have taken time for it to happen, but it was just as special and memorable as the original date Fores was supposed to get her Marietta.