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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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I turned back, and perceived a vast opaque body between me and the sun moving forwards towards the island: it seemed to be about two miles high, and hid the sun six or seven minutes; but I did not observe the air to be much colder, or the sky more darkened, than if I had stood under the shade of a mountain.
(40% discount) for the first 13 weeks and then PS4.00 per week (20% discount) moving forward. NEWS DELIVERED: The price is PS4.20 per week (40% discount) for the first 13 weeks and then PS5.20 per week (20% discount) moving forward.
The charity is looking for women who have had breast cancer and are a year past diagnosis to help run their Moving Forward course in Inverness.
ISLAMABAD -- PPP Co-chairman and Former President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari has said that PPP always provides opportunities to women for moving forward in every field adding we will continue following the party policy in future too.
In his message on social networking site twitter on the occasion of International Women's Day, Former President said that respectable status for women is the principle of PPP and party has always provided opportunities to women for moving forward in every field .
Despite indications Amazon plans to open its second North America headquarters in northern Virginia instead of Newark, the city's mayor said it is "moving forward."Despite indications Amazon plans to open its second North America headquarters in northern Virginia instead of Newark, the city's mayor said it is "moving forward."
He said we are moving forward on the matter in the federal capital as per the law and nobody will be victimized.
The National Autistic Society Scotland's Moving Forward project aims to help autistic 16 to 24-yearolds develop skills for the workplace, gain social confidence and find employment.
Jim Doherty, Programme Manager at NAS Scotland, said: "The Moving Forward project matches young autistic people with volunteer mentors to help them overcome challenges and achieve employment related goals.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI): Japan and Canada are committed to moving forward on progressive trade to create jobs and growth, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.
LAHORE -- PML-N leader Hamza Shahbaz on Tuesday stressed on the need of moving forward with all institutions of the country.
The National Autistic Society Scotland's Moving Forward programme is working with people on the spectrum across Renfrewshire to help them develop skills for the workplace, gain social confidence and find employment.
'This crusade, as directed by God, is very critical to our moving forward a people, so everybody must participate-the politicians, government officials, the ruling class especially must support it.
Robertson said: "It's another positive step in the club moving forward. It's about someone having belief in the club and the way it is being run as we move forward and normalise operations."
The charity's Moving Forward programme - funded by a PS583,000 grant from Scottish Government initiative Cashback for Communities - works with 16-to 24-year-olds who are on the autistic spectrum to help them develop workplace skills, gain confidence and find employment.