inch forward

inch forward

To proceed or move forward in very small increments or very gradually. I inched forward toward the bug and then whacked him with the fly swatter.
See also: forward, inch

inch forward

to move forward very slowly. Inch forward very slowly, and try not to make any noise. The cat inched forward, taking care not to alert the bird to its presence.
See also: forward, inch
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The 6 foot 7 inch forward will head to America to begin his college career next summer after chosing the Chanticleers from a final three that included Portland and McNeese.
By first sunlight, Pakistani troops had taken positions and from then onward till the end of the war, the Indians could not move an inch forward, despite their enormous numerical superiority.
Latest from the track Reigning champ Inch Forward looks likely to make a bold defence of his British Bred St Leger crown at Central Park.
THE deluge of rain reduced visibility to almost nil, forcing me and other drivers on the road to inch forward. As my usual twenty-minute commute stretched to well over an hour, I offered up prayers for God's protection over us as I begged for the rain to cease.
George Hamilton said he was growing increasingly frustrated that three years on from a political deal to address unresolved conflict cases, the plan is not "one further inch forward".
Under cover of unrelenting howitzer and mortar fire, soldiers braved heavy rains here on Wednesday to inch forward in areas still under the control of the remaining Maute terrorists and their allies.
But every time the SNP and Labour fight over the constitution, it's the Tories that inch forward.
"Today, through our collaboration with Bedaya Centre and through the prototype week, which was highly-appreciated by all participants, we have moved an inch forward towards this goal.
The nominations are: Clares Rocket - raced through five rounds of the Derby at Towcester undefeated equalling the track record; Cloran Paddy - three wins from four starts, reaching Derby Plate final; Donation - three runs, three wins, taking Yorkshire Oaks at Sheffield; Dorotas Wildcat - three wins from four starts, earning Derby Plate final place; Inch Forward - two wins brought victory in the British Bred St Leger at Central Park; Quivers Puma - three from four, taking Ladbrokes Summer 540 Trophy at Crayford; Russelena Reggie - two from three, winning Ladbrokes Summer Stayers at Crayford; Scolari Sound - three wins, including a Hove Sprint final.
Her thin legs slowly inch forward. At just the right moment, WHAM!
What is out of the ordinary is that Salameh's stimulus packages that have helped the economy inch forward are Keynesian at heart.
According to fact finding report that five issues of national interest, constitutional and public issues, load shedding, local bodies elections, complaints on rigging in elections, free and fair investigation of the Model Town incident and terrorism the federal government did not move an inch forward and has shown criminal negligence.
Kerry said of the two sides, that; "Each of them has helped to inch forward," and continues; "[...] in this particular challenge, inches are acceptable and pretty good and helpful.
He said that government only announces tom hold timely elections but as matter of fact it did not moved even a inch forward towards polls ."If someone would try to prevent electoral process , it would result chaos on large scale in the country.