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go forward

1. To move straight ahead. Just go forward a few more steps, and you'll be close enough to hit the piñata.
2. To continue or proceed, especially despite problems or challenges. Oh, we're going forward with our weekend plans—I refuse to let a little rain stop us! As we go forward, please keep me apprised of any changes.
3. To advance, as in a competition. We won't go forward in the playoffs if we don't start scoring more goals.
4. To be suggested or recommended for something. I don't think my name went forward for the promotion, unfortunately.
See also: forward, go

go forward

v.
1. To move in the direction in which one is facing: I stepped on the accelerator and the car went forward.
2. To begin as planned: The demolition of the old building went forward despite protests from the local historical society.
3. To continue; make progress: We need to watch the budget for this project as we go forward.
4. To advance to the next in a sequence of levels: Whoever wins this competition will go forward to the final round. Only two of the contestants went forward.
5. To be passed on as a recommendation. Used especially of people's names: The names of three people went forward as possible candidates for president.
See also: forward, go
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And rather scarily, records have shown that there is even a spike in heart attacks the day after the clocks go forward and we lose an hour's sleep.
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"Everyone gets caught at some time when the clocks go forward: when you promised to give someone a lift."
Once the space is cleared then we need to change the gear and press the accelerator to go forward. As we go ahead with speed we need to change gears from the lower to higher to increase the speed to reach the destination on time.
"But we have a small group of people in our town who are very adamant that we not go forward with (that) project, and that is what this petition is about," she said.
If either town says no to the expense it does not go forward.
Yet the one God, whom Abraham was just discovering, told him to leave all that, to trust in His guidance and go forward to a completely new way of living.
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Wales didn't have any go forward; they took off their go-forward players, France stopped Wales getting the go-forward they needed; it makes you wonder how Wales achieved anything before this new term was coined.
Robbie now goes forward to fish in the Daily Record Champion of Champions, and he and his team mates who had the best bag of fish by far, go forward to the semi-finals of the Club Championships.
The dynamics that gave rise to this special commission have not significantly changed and may be even more challenging as we go forward. Our inability to get a resolution for our concerns by going directly to our leaders in Washington has been very frustrating, and all of our efforts have led to little significant recognition or change in the government's free trade policy or agenda.
Should he go forward with his predecessor's surprise decision, announced two weeks earlier, to adopt the U.S.
"In other words, what's the company going to look like as we go forward with this other company being absorbed by us?
Air Force Space Command gives us the requirements that go up through an approved JROC [joint requirements oversight council] process, and then we go forward. That allows us to go out and build a technical requirement baseline with industry--the contractors--and then they build their integrated master schedule/integrated master plan going forward.
"An argument can be made that a purchaser's attorney who permits the closing to go forward with a temporary certificate of occupancy has a continuing obligation to monitor the situation; advise the client that no final certificate of occupancy has been obtained; and that the client is not only subject to being evicted by the Buildings Department but also potentially to civil and criminal penalties.....