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move forward

1. To advance in position or progress. The player moved forward and kicked the ball toward the net. We've had some setbacks, but it's important that we keep moving forward with our original schedule in mind.
2. To cause or compel someone or something to advance in position or progress. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used before or after "forward." The officers moved us forward down the hallway toward the courtroom. We need a little bit of extra cash flow to keep moving the business forward.
3. To cause something to happen or occur at an earlier point in time. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used before or after "forward." I think we should move the release date forward by a month to avoid competition with the other major blockbusters coming out. We were wondering if we could move your appointment forward to some point earlier in the day.
See also: forward, move

move someone or something forward

to cause someone or something to advance. Move her forward. She is too far back. Please move the chair forward.
See also: forward, move
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'We need to move forward and take concrete steps for resolving outstanding issue of Kashmir,' she added.
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'We need to come together and pray to God regardless of our religious beliefs if we must move forward as a nation.
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To not move forward means delays, decisions not taken and perhaps projects not done and at the end it'll be up to the citizens to decide if that's what they want their Parliament and their political leaders to do," Baily said.
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The two automakers are planning to move forward on their own in developing hybrid vehicle systems but they are continuing to cooperate in information technology including software development for cars.
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